Rob Klinkey (Charles, IL) built this scrappy (scrapey?) little R/C snow plow with a 50″ blade, 6-wheel drive, 660 amps of power, 10 watts of LED lights for night plowing, and an on-board webcam. I like how it looks like a cross between a gas grill and a coffin.

RoboPlow

From the pages of MAKE:

MAKE Volume 22, Remote Control Everything
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Gareth Branwyn

Gareth Branwyn

Gareth Branwyn is a freelancer writer and the former Editorial Director of Maker Media. He is the author or editor of over a dozen books on technology, DIY, and geek culture. He is currently a contributor for Boing Boing and WINK Books. And he has a new best-of writing collection and “lazy man’s memoir,” called Borg Like Me.


  • Oksana

    Hello, I’m interested in this snowplow robot, whom could I contact about it?