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Full video of A Deliberate Evolution of A War Zone (Graz, 1992)

August 24, 2011

Full video of SRL show Deliberate Evolution of a War Zone held at a toilet paper factory in Graz caused the Austrian military to go on high defense alert thinking the Serbs were attacking. This was in 1992 when the Serbs had just recently bombed nearby Vukovar. Note sproinging sound fx thanks to GX Jupiter-Larssen/Haters. […]

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The first and latest SRL Machines

August 18, 2011

Pictured here is the De-Manufacturing machine built in 1979 that made its debut at the Machine Sex show in North Beach, SF together with the latest SRL machine the Spine Robot Both machines will be seen in LA this October – stay tuned to this site for more details. Another view of the De-manufacturing machine: […]

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Scoliosis-Free Spine Robot Fully Assembled

August 11, 2011

After the debut run of the Spine Robot last fall for the Explosion of Ungovernable Rage show at the Sonoma County Museum, it was observed that the Spine twists itself up during operation. Over the last few months, Mark Pauline has re-engineered it with neat new design features to correct this (see the Spine Robot […]

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Spine Robot Spacers

June 29, 2011

Mark Pauline completes more work on the Spine Robot describing new design and functionality of the spacers.

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Spine Robot Assembly

May 25, 2011

After making improvements to the first version of the Spine Robot as seen at the Explosion of Ungovernable Rage show last fall, Mark Pauline reassembles the Spine Robot. Details on current work as well as a running log of past work done to the Spine Robot here

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Spine Robot Progress – June 2010

June 7, 2010

The bushings for the Spine Robot were just completed! Mark Pauline says, “These are the titanium 6AL-4V AMS 4928 bushings for the spine segments. They are press fit into the segments and are held in by snap rings. The best thing about making stuff out of titanium is the chips make blinding white light when […]

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SRL Machine Repair Log

April 25, 2010

In every SRL show, some of the large, more complex machines are damaged. Normally, these are repaired between shows. For the last 2 years though, getting moved and set up again was the priority, so few repairs were carried out. We’ve added a new section of the site: The Machine Repair Log which describes damage […]

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The Latest Addition to the SRL Machine Stable: Spine Robot

March 28, 2010

At last year’s dorkbotSF at TCHO Mark Pauline talked about the latest machine he’d been working on and a review of other snake-like robot arms in existence. The SRL one is coming along. Read more about it and track its progress here or by clicking on the image above.

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