We admit it, we were browsing Reddit when we found this beautifully hacked together Nerf Sentry turret. But are we ever glad we did — as it turns out, it is very similar to the totally awesome, open-source Project Sentry Gun.
We have actually covered a project that used that system before, but it looks like it has evolved a bit more since then. It’s just too cool not to share.
The system itself is quite simple and easy to build. You’re going to need three servo motors, an Arduino, a webcam, and assorted wires, nuts and bolts, etc etc. Grab a copy of the code, slap it all together, and you’re ready for business!
Just take a look at the following video of the Gladiator II Paintball Sentry Gun — we know you’re going to want to build one now.
Though we must say… this double barreled version (not based off of Project Sentry Gun) is a bit more intimidating.