How to Make a Mechanical Bucking Bull

By using a mechanical bull ride, you can successfully simulate the experience of actually riding that beast that will buck violently once it feels your bum on its back. The mechanical bull ride actually operates on an electric motor which powers this ride and you need quite a few things in order to make it work.

Things Required:

– 6 Solenoids
– 1 6×66 piece of wood
– 1 45 inch pole
– 2 Bearings (fit’s the pole of course)
– 6 Car Battery Powered Electric Motor.
– 6 Wheels
– 1 Portable Laptop
– 1 auto clicker, (can be found on Google by searching auto clicker download.)
– 1 Monster Truck Wheel
– 7 ropes


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    Now that you have collected all the appliances and materials that you need, it is time for you to roll up your sleeves and get back to work hee hawww!. The first thing that you need to do is to ready your supplies and make sure that all the aforementioned things are with you.

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    Now with your drill, make two holes in the poll and make sure that you don’t drill through them.

    Take the tire and on the bottom of it, put the motors. Make sure that the motors you have, contain a battery pack inside them.

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    Once you have attached the tires and the motors, put the batteries in the motors.

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    On the motor fans, put six wheels.

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    To one of the bearings, drill the top of the pole.

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    Go and find one of the six solenoids and put it in the middle of the pole.

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    Attach the solenoid to the 6× 66 piece of wood.

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    The remaining five solenoids can be put anywhere on the wheels. However, make sure that you place them apart from eachother. There should be a distance of at least one foot between two adjacent solenoids.

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    Once you are done with it, hook the rope to the lever of each of the motors.

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    When you have done this with all seven ropes, hook another rope to these ropes.

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    Once you have roped properly, it is time for you to set up the solenoids.

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    Your laptop should be right next to the bull and insert a disk in it.

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    You will get an option of “press” through which you will be able to operate the solenoids. You can then loop the untied rope around your ankle through which you can turn on the motors.

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