Those huge mechanical claw games in shopping centres always appeared to be a bit of a con to me; the gadgets within were either identifiably cheap and nasty, or placed so it'd be impossible to actually win anything worthwhile. This build job takes the humble claw and super-sizes it beyond belief. With a little work — well, OK, a whole lot of work, including wiring and fitting — you too could convert your living room into a massive interactive wireless claw game. I could so use one of these for my living room to get the remote control from in front of the telly. [Instructables]
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