When you combine an Arduino, stepper motors, a Wii Nunchuck and some imagination almost anything can be possible. Steve Norum certainly took advantage of that thought and ran with it to produce his remote-control Airsoft gun turret. However instead of just fooling about with two servos and some brackets, Steve went all out and designed a unit not dissimilar to the real thing. Perfect for keeping unwanted … anything away from an area – or just for fun:
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