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mndude
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I am wanting to get a small mechanical arm that can move something back and forth if you inches via remote control. Where could I find something like this?
Bill Hegbli
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To my knowledge they do not sell generic or standard mechanical workings. You have to make yourself or find a mechanical engineer and have them design it, then maybe they can point you to a tool and die maker that will bring it life. There are tool making companies that you can hire to make factory tools for production in a factory. They usually do little side jobs as well. Remote controls can be found on eBay from China, only cost a few dollars.

Some tool and die makers that are retired, still work in their basement or garage. You just have to search and ask around. Technical schools is another place to look. The teachers sometimes work on projects on their own.
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On Sep 17, 2019, mndude wrote:
I am wanting to get a small mechanical arm that can move something back and forth if you inches via remote control. Where could I find something like this?

Mndude,
There are tons on Amazon.
Search for "mechanical arm remote" and scroll down all the search results.
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I built such a thing in a close up case: https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=vvv_QwrMSvs
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