Tamiya Mechanical Beetle Obstacle Evading Type Model Kit

Brand: Tamiya

Model Number: 71103

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The Tamiya Mechanical Beetle Obstacle Evading Type from the Mechanical Model range is ideal for taking your first steps into the world of mechanics.

The Mechanical Beetle Obstacle Evading Type has a Clear switch with green transparent parts which gives it a cool, futuristic look.
Walking the Beetle Run on flat, smooth surfaces. Avoid running over slopes or on bumpy roads. Enclose the beetle in 4 walls to have it run around in the same space.
Walks while swinging its horn to avoid obstacles This amazing beetle-robot walks with its four legs while swinging its horn. When it bumps into an obstacle, it turns around automatically and will continue walking. Horn, legs and body on which the gearbox is mounted employ transparent-colored parts, giving the beetle a funky look. Reverse switch is also transparent, giving you a peek at the beetle's internal mechanisms.

All you need is included Assembly is very simple with use of screws and snap-lock parts. Cable ends are rubber capped with cut areas pre-marked for easy wiring. Walks while swinging its horn. a link rod attached to the front right leg allows the horn to move right and left and when it bumps into an obstacle, the beetle automatically turns to avoid it.
Low speed, high speed, choice between two gearboxes You can choose between 2 different running speeds. A reverse switch also allows backward movement.

Basic Specifications Total length: 195mm Total weight: 110g (w/ out batteries) Body material: ABS resin 2 possible different speeds. Gearbox, motor, reverse switch also included. Requires one R6/AA/UM3 battery. Continuous running time with Alkaline battery: 3hrs. at low speed/2hrs. at high speed.

Manufacturer: Tamiya
Model: 71103 Mechanical Beetle Obstacle Evading Type

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