This moving Halloween costume was made almost entirely from recycled and thrifted materials. It was a serious crowd-pleaser — I walked into a bar and everyone started chanting “Go Go Gadget” until I switched on the helicopter and the entire bar started cheering. You too can be this awesome!
I started collecting materials for this costume the weekend before halloween. It probably took 8-12 hours to construct, over the course of a few days as the spray paint needs to dry overnight.
You can find the full tutorial here. Here’s to running around singing the Inspector Gadget theme song! Ooh Ooh!
HAPPY HALLOWEEN! Each weekday this month we’ll be bringing you ideas and projects for an Electronic Halloween! Expect wearables, hacks & mods, costumes and more here on the Adafruit blog! Working on a project for Halloween this year? Share it with us on Google+, in the comments below, the Adafruit forums, Facebook, or Twitter— we’d love to see what you’re up to and share it with the world (tag your posts #ElectronicHalloween). Tune in to our live shows, Wearable Electronics with Becky Stern, 3D hangouts with Matt, Pedro, and Noe, and Ask an Engineer, featuring store discount codes, ideas for projects, costumes, and decorations, and more!