Warrior Robot - With 23 Points of Articulation
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1) What is it?
This is a warrior robot. Even though he's a machine, don't let that fool you. His dedication to his cause, his sense of adventure, and his pursuit of what is right will match any of his human peers. As a class KL80 model, he is equipped with a number of weapons. He has a laser canon on each shoulder, a blaster on each hip, a pulse emitter on each hip (behind the blaster), and two swords on his back. This warrior robot is also a skilled pilot and a loyal friend to his fellow warriors.
Regarding the model, the robot has 254 pieces, is 8" tall, 5" wide, 5" long, weighs 4.5 ounces, and - most importantly - has 23 points of articulation. Those points are: left antenna ear can rotate and swing (1, 2), right antenna ear can rotate and swing (3, 4) head can rotate and nod (5, 6), both shoulders rotate (7, 8), both elbows bend (9, 10), both wrists turn (11, 12) hips can turn (13), both legs bend at the hips (14, 15), both knees bend (16, 17), both ankles bend (18, 19), both lasers on shoulders bend back and forth (20, 21), and both doors on torso open (22, 23). (Inside the doors is a mysterious powerful jewel that acts as the robot's heart.)
2) Why did you build it?
I built this robot because I like robots. I also wanted to challenge myself to see if I could build a robot with many points of articulation while also not using many pieces. By including 23 points of articulation in only 254 pieces, I think that goal was met.
3) Why do you believe this would make a great LEGO set?
I think this would make a great set because robots are awesome! Plus, with all of the articulation in this robot, there are countless adventures this robot could go on. He is ready for your imagination to send him on his next mission.
Captions for the pictures:
1) Running to attack with his swords
2) Looking up, pointing, and blasting something above him
3) Sitting in his seat, piloting a ship
4) Aiming to get the perfect shot
6) Standing at attention
7) The jewel inside his torso - his heart