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 ==== Step 1- Hatch the Robot Egg! ==== ==== Step 1- Hatch the Robot Egg! ====
 With a small flathead screwdriver,​ pry the case of the pager apart. Be careful though, you might want to make it into a beetle shell later. With a small flathead screwdriver,​ pry the case of the pager apart. Be careful though, you might want to make it into a beetle shell later.
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 ==== Step 2- Take stock of your pieces==== ==== Step 2- Take stock of your pieces====
 - You will find lots of pieces like a circuit board, metal clips and antenna, neon plastic, and other goodies that you may want to use on your robot, so don't put anything in the recycle bin yet! - You will find lots of pieces like a circuit board, metal clips and antenna, neon plastic, and other goodies that you may want to use on your robot, so don't put anything in the recycle bin yet!
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 ==== Step 3- Glue the motor==== ==== Step 3- Glue the motor====
 - You'll need to find your pager motor. It is clipped onto one of the black pieces of the case. after you unclip it, identify the two metal pads on the top. - You'll need to find your pager motor. It is clipped onto one of the black pieces of the case. after you unclip it, identify the two metal pads on the top.
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 - Grab two pieces of wire and make sure they have bare metal exposed on each end. - Grab two pieces of wire and make sure they have bare metal exposed on each end.
 - Open your pack of conductive glue and mix the entire contents together. - Open your pack of conductive glue and mix the entire contents together.
-- While beling ​super extra careful, and non-fidgety,​ glue one end of each wire onto the two pads of the motor.+- While being super extra careful, and non-fidgety,​ glue one end of each wire onto the two pads of the motor.
 - Let it sit for a while until it is tacky and holds together by itself. Once dry, glue the other ends of the wire to the spring and clip used for the battery in the pager. - Let it sit for a while until it is tacky and holds together by itself. Once dry, glue the other ends of the wire to the spring and clip used for the battery in the pager.
 - Once both connections are dry, test the motor with the battery to make sure it is working properly. - Once both connections are dry, test the motor with the battery to make sure it is working properly.
  
 ==== Step 4- Make your robot'​s body ==== ==== Step 4- Make your robot'​s body ====
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 - Using the various pieces that you have from the disassembled pager, use your favorite glue to create your new little bug's body. Make sure to leave some room in the center that will be big enough to place the       motor and battery. - Using the various pieces that you have from the disassembled pager, use your favorite glue to create your new little bug's body. Make sure to leave some room in the center that will be big enough to place the       motor and battery.
 - Clip off the brush ends of the toothbrush, and glue them to the bottom of the bot, they are the feet to your robot! - Clip off the brush ends of the toothbrush, and glue them to the bottom of the bot, they are the feet to your robot!

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