We were going to use this video of
the Roboplow for a post on engineering,
The temperature went from 60 and a
little breezy to cold enough to drop
3-4 inches of snow almost overnight.
Because of this I was out shoveling
the global warming off our driveway,
sidewalks and alley today.
I had everything done except the alley,
and was about 30 foot into it when I
heard a car behind me and moved to the
A new BMW was spinning up the alley,
but stopped next to where I was standing.
The passenger side widow came down and
that’s when the driver caused this post.
He looked at me and asked if I was
shoveling snow! I thought to myself, now
here is a guy who has an advanced degree
in the migrating habits of African
So I looked him in the eye and replied;
no, I’m not shoveling, there is a low
spot in the middle of the alley and I’m
trying to fill it with snow.
For some reason the answer upset him and
and spun tires half-way down the alley.
That’s when I thought of the Roboplow.
I got to thinking that if I built it
heavier, and dropped in a V-8, I could
have pushed him and his Beamer downtown
where it belongs. And that, got me
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