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  • Rodger Cleye Horse Bike Riding May 2016

    21,544 views 2 years ago
    I wanted an easy to maintain horse. This is what I came up with. It is mostly made of Gorilla Tape. Its general shape was crafted from styrofoam. I modified a wal-mart bikes front forks to back-drive the front legs. Thanks for all the smiles, It has been a very positive experience for me! For a summary of many of my projects, please go here: https://www.youtube.com/wat...... Show less
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  • Songs Covered by Me on the Ukulele Play all

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  • Custom Electric Vehicles Play all

    • Scout Trooper Bikespeeder (Segway base) - Duration: 86 seconds.

      • 4 years ago
      • 42,335 views
      When Ari Bayzid said he was going to get his hands on some quality scout trooper armor, I knew a bike speeder would complete the picture. Some PVC and and a Segway later, the vision became real. Sp...
    • Coconut Cruiser - Duration: 100 seconds.

      • 4 years ago
      • 3,475 views
      Electric vehicles are much more fun when shared with a companion. An electric wheelchair, some steel, a plastic wicker loveseat (for lighter transport), a 25 watt audio system and a dollar store co...
    • Rodger Cleye "Urban Cowboy" in Manhattan Beach 2015 on DIY Horse - Duration: 105 seconds.

      • 3 years ago
      • 4,805 views
      The horse was well received in Manhattan Beach on this memorial day weekend 2015. My kids love to ride it too -- whenever Dad gets off of it. My wife just thinks I'm nuts.

      How did I make it?

      I us...
    • RC Recliner - Duration: 94 seconds.

      • 5 years ago
      • 537 views
      It all started when I couldn't get rid of a recliner I had for sale at a garage sale. Once I put a motor on it, however, desire went up. I love it. I recently added a high power audio system with s...
    • Mobile Paradise - Duration: 64 seconds.

      • 6 years ago
      • 305 views
      This video was uploaded from an Android phone.
    • Gen2 Electric Unicycle - Duration: 3 minutes, 51 seconds.

      • 5 years ago
      • 1,226 views
      Turning actually requires a little bit of skill, making this more fun than a Segway. My favorite comment when riding this was "With enough work and determination you can aspire to FULL CLOWN STATUS...
    • LEVISKATE (BALANCING SKATEBOARD) IN OPERATION - Duration: 5 minutes, 30 seconds.

      • 5 years ago
      • 3,015 views
      Ben Smithers pioneered this mechanical implementation. This is my version. This gen 1 was proof of concept for me. It worked, but the feel was just not right. See my Feliz video for my generation 2...
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  • Robots Play all

    • FunnyBone skateboards at the UCF football game! - Duration: 7 minutes, 7 seconds.

      • 1 year ago
      • 98 views
      Its Halloween season, and FunnyBone LOVES to get out and interact with the public! Luminar is just down the street. FunnyBone is relatively low-tech compared to the amazing things that go on at Lum...
    • Boba Fett Surprise (Pnuematic Rocket Man) - Duration: 81 seconds.

      • 4 years ago
      • 8,498 views
      I wanted to experiment with pnuematics. A fire extinguisher holds the necessary pressure delivered through the PVC system. The pressure is gated by a solenoid actuated sprinkler valve. The valve so...
    • Spirited Tree - Duration: 2 minutes, 23 seconds.

      • 5 years ago
      • 269 views
      This tree has been in many parades. It uses a Mr. Christmas music box to play music in sync with the carefully color positioned LED light strands. It has a magical quality and never fails to bring ...
    • Elvis and Barbie 24 Volt Radio Control Powerwheels hit the beach - Duration: 108 seconds.

      • 5 years ago
      • 1,558 views
      I am constantly improving my RC powerwheels. I can make them quiet or with insane power. My son loves the insane power ones that act as drifters. They can even burn-out at speed. Some models are b...
    • skully skateboarder dance - Duration: 26 seconds.

      • 5 years ago
      • 1,359 views
      This RC skateboarding skeleton always make people do a double-take. It is a Halloween favorite in my neighborhood with its beating heart and moving eyes. It is illuminated by near UV leds and custo...
    • Radio Control Flag Pole - Duration: 2 minutes, 4 seconds.

      • 5 years ago
      • 318 views
      My first submarine project. It uses differential trolling motors to push a flag pole through the water
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  • Multi-Rotor Projects Play all

    • Large Scale Advanced X1 Tie Fighter Quad-Copter - Duration: 41 seconds.

      • 4 years ago
      • 29,999 views
      I built this to "chase down" my X-wing tri-copter. It uses the same propulsion system as my Marty McFly project. Again, PVC construction of the frame was used. Each motor uses about 1HP!
      As usual, ...
    • Huge Radio Control X-wing Tri-copter (19lb, 5ft long) - Duration: 55 seconds.

      • 4 years ago
      • 18,535 views
      Three motors with 12" props pull 850W each to hover this monster tri-copter. A large servo direct-drives the tail motor gimble... that is actually the nose of the craft. 1/2 inch PVC pipe, screws, ...
    • X-WING TRI-COPTER (more flight time edit) - Duration: 49 seconds.

      • 4 years ago
      • 56,467 views
      Another look at how the x-wing tri-copter flies
    • Marty McFly H-Copter Hoverboard - Duration: 3 minutes, 1 second.

      • 4 years ago
      • 42,013 views
      This H-copter on steroids has an "all up" weight of 20lbs when you add the "Marty" mannequin and 13.4Ah 5S lipo battery. The chassis is made of 300PSI 1/2in PVC. Each motor can handle 1200W but onl...
    • Project Thunderball V2 (Heavy Lift Bicopter) - Duration: 3 minutes, 11 seconds.

      • 5 years ago
      • 11,918 views
      This is twin contra-rotating gimbled motor system configured as a bi-copter. This was done to provide a look and function more accurate to the movie. It was made from materials that are not normall...
    • Project Thunderball - Duration: 2 minutes, 50 seconds.

      • 5 years ago
      • 73,791 views
      The goal here is to recreate the portion of the movie "Thunderball" Where Sean Connery as 007 uses a Jetpack to escape the men chasing him. To achieve this, a super-size quad-copter had to be creat...
    • 2013 09 13 13 45 17 Thunderball V3 raw 1 - Duration: 52 seconds.

      • 5 years ago
      • 359 views
      V3 inverted H with James Bond mounted
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  • Songs I Have Covered Play all

    • Ukulele cover of "Somewhere Over The Rainbow" by Iz performed by Rodger Cleye - Duration: 2 minutes, 12 seconds.

      • 5 months ago
      • 62 views
      The first song I learned on the ukulele
    • I Think I Love You Cover by Rodger Cleye - Duration: 2 minutes, 27 seconds.

      • 10 months ago
      • 74 views
      In honor of the late David Cassidy
    • Black Roses (Cover by Rodger Cleye) - Duration: 2 minutes, 55 seconds.

      • 4 years ago
      • 348 views
      Some songs are so moving I find myself picking up my guitar instead of tinkering on engineering projects for www.rodgersrobots.com. I first heard this song on the popular TV series Nashville and kn...
    • Me singing "Down" by Jay Sean - Duration: 2 minutes, 13 seconds.

      • 8 years ago
      • 1,476 views
      I usually post engineering videos to YouTube of things that I have built (see www.rodgersrobots.com). After hearing this very catchy song, and seeing so many talented people with their acoustic ve...
    • Me Singing "When You Say Nothing At All" (upbeat version) - Duration: 2 minutes, 54 seconds.

      • 8 years ago
      • 336 views
      I decided to re-make this one with different strumming throughout as opposed to the simple pluck pattern used in my first cover of this song.
    • Me singing "When I Come Around" by Green Day - Duration: 2 minutes, 44 seconds.

      • 8 years ago
      • 205 views
      My friend asked if I would play something by Green Day. I always sung this one at the top of my lungs in the car, so I decided to look up the chords. It's quite fun to play and just goes G D Em C i...
    • Me singing "I'm gonna be (500miles) by the Proclaimers - Duration: 3 minutes, 2 seconds.

      • 8 years ago
      • 1,063 views
      This song has a way of drilling itself into your head. I got stuck in mine and I had to get it out, so here it is. Thanks for listening.
    • Me singing "When you say nothing at all" - Duration: 2 minutes, 50 seconds.

      • 8 years ago
      • 490 views
      I always have liked this song. I never really made the connection that it was only three chords with a rather straight forward finger pluck pattern to lift out the notes. Perhaps that is why I find...
    • Feliz Navidad - Duration: 84 seconds.

      • 1 year ago
      • 50 views
      By translating guitar chord fingerings to piano fingerings, I was able to play this on the piano with little extra effort. Thanks Josh (my son) for filming me. Merry Christmas Luminar!
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