Toy aisle mashup combines engineering know-how and RC-controlled mayhem

April 27, 2017

What happens when you combine a remote-controlled hexapod with a "Thomas the Tank Engine" toy and a homemade flamethrower?

Sid from Pixar's "Toy Story" is one of the most misunderstood characters in modern cinema. He's often remembered as a sadistic child who manipulates and tortures toys, when in reality, he is a creative child who uses his ingenuity and DIY skills to create new toys. YouTuber PeterSripol continues Sid's tradition with his latest project: combining a remote-controlled hexapod with a "Thomas the Tank Engine" toy and a homemade flamethrower. What could possibly go wrong?

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Alexis Gajewski | Senior Content Strategist

Alexis Gajewski has over 15 years of experience in the maintenance, reliability, operations, and manufacturing space. She joined Plant Services in 2008 and works to bring readers the news, insight, and information they need to make the right decisions for their plants. Alexis also authors “The Lighter Side of Manufacturing,” a blog that highlights the fun and innovative advances in the industrial sector. 

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