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Thread: Fans of Star Wars Prosthetic hands, CHECK THIS OUT!!!

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    Heroic Warrior Replikor's Avatar
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    Fans of Star Wars Prosthetic hands, CHECK THIS OUT!!!

    Heya Star Wars Fans!

    I wanted to make this thread and share this AWESOME video that Evil Mike shared with me over on facebook of this incredible prosthetic arm that is being made now.
    I gotta say, if you loved that bit in Star Wars when luke got that cool prosthetic hand, then check this out....

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    Nature's Greatest Wonder Dynamo of Eternia's Avatar
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    That is pretty cool!

    In the name of the Lloyd!

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    Heroic Warrior diosoth's Avatar
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    That is quite impressive. The tech still has some ways to go before it's a full replacement for a working, normal hand(would need a proper nerve hookup and better motors) but it's a massive step above the old pinching hook.

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    Awesome Warrior Alexx's Avatar
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    Man! We keep getting farther and farther with this stuff. As diosoth says, we're still quite a ways from full use, but this is still very impressive.
    "Since you got here by not thinking, it seems reasonable to expect that, in order to get out, you must start thinking." ~ Tock, the Watchdog

    Alexx has a blog?! Come on in and check out Toys and Tomfoolery! You won't regret it...until the next morning.

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