Catapult over the brick

Building instructions for the catapult that could be placed over the LEGO Mindstorms EV3 Brick. The idea of the catapult it to throw objects. The fact that it is over the brick makes it very convenient to place the motors below the brick and to use the Catapult. 

This robot construction itself was used in the FIRST LEGO League Senior Solutions competition

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  • #148
  • 01 Dec 2015

To construct this you will need

  • LEGO Mindstorms EV3 45544 Education Core
  • LEGO Mindstorms EV3 45560 Education Resource

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