Man Builds ‘Brooklyn Typhoon’ Jaeger, is Ready for Apocalypse, Parties [Pics]


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Artist-performer Peter Kokis of Brooklyn Robot Works built this single-person Brooklyn Typhoon jaeger, influenced by the Crimson Typhoon jaeger piloted by triplets in the film Pacific Rim.

Brooklyn Typhoon Jaeger

It took 10 months, 550 hours, and weighs 152 pounds!

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And it was made with some very creative love:

2 rat traps, 7 mousetraps (2 types), 53 toy truck wheels, 2 business card holders, hockey helmet, 2 plungers, rotating lawn sprinkler, 4 egg slicers, 4 ice scrapers, 4 ladles, 4 slotted spoons, camping thermos, toilet flush valve, 8 ice skate blade guards (2 types), 2 baseball throat guards, trashcan foot pedal, 2 spoon draincups, 2 blender bases, 4 hair cutter spacers, 2 kneepads, thermos base, ski goggles, football shoulder pads, 6 shinguards (3 types), 2 hockey leg guards, wall outlet plate, 3 vitamin cases (2 types), 3 manicure bowls, 3 doorknob wall guards, hand towel holder, 4 bicycle splashguards (2 types), 25 turnbuckles, corner paint applicator, slotted ladle, 2 faucet strainers, paper towel holder, 3 screen door latches, handheld spotlight, 2 flashlights, closet pole mounts, lots of bottlecaps, lots of knobs & pull handles, lots and lots of plastic from trashcans, buckets & food containers…and a whole lotta inspiration!

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[via Fashionably Geek]

 

 





2 Responses to Man Builds ‘Brooklyn Typhoon’ Jaeger, is Ready for Apocalypse, Parties [Pics]

  1. Everyones been talking about this but for whatever I don’t get the big deal. I loved Pacific Rim but this suits looks kind of confusing and stupid.