Snow-Mow Bot Is Everything Wayne Szalinski Ever Wanted

Remember Honey I Shrunk The Kids? Of course you do. How about crackpot inventor Wayne Szalinski's awesome radio-controlled lawnmower? Well, Chuck Copeland of Royal Oak, Michigan's built a sleeker version and this one plows driveways too.

Instead of nearly pureeing miniaturized neighbor kids, this mower turned R/C experiment does the lawn while you sit on the porch sip sun tea. Snow-Mow Bot uses a pair of independently controlled wheelchair motors powered by a pair of 12V sealed lead acid batteries to drive the rear wheels independently, delivering both locomotion and steering. The mower deck is just a standard Weed Eater lawnmower attached to the extruded aluminum frame, the wheels are from Harbor Freight, of course.

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But wait, there's more! Not only does it let you mow your yard from the air-conditioned comforts of your home, it's also got a 36" plow blade which can be mounted underneath for snow removal in the winter. Brilliant!