Carbots: The Beginning

Don't Ask Questions...

 

...just listen to my story and get ready to believe the unbelievable and expect the unexpected.


My name’s Gus and I love to work on old cars, especially ­engines. My Uncle Floyd owns an auto wrecking place and he has tons of old junk and wrecked cars and I love to find car parts and make cool hot rods out of them. Now that you know a little about me, let me begin to tell you how my life totally changed one night. 


Remember, don’t ask questions. 

The Carbots appear...

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I was working on my 1957 Chevy truck...

 ...it was getting dark outside, but I really needed an old water pump for my engine. I jumped in my car and zipped over to Uncle Floyd’s wrecking yard. It was very dark out that night with no moon to be seen. I grabbed my flashlight, opened up the gate and started walking back to the engine shack. The engine shack was a building that had a ton of old engines and engine parts. Uncle Floyd also had a bunch of tools and machines he used to rebuild engines in the shack.  It was a little spooky that night and I swear I kept hearing weird sounds. 

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 As I was walking between old junk cars on my way to the engine shack, I noticed that there were several little lights blinking off and on in the shack. I didn’t know who was in there so I slowly walked up to the shack and stood up on my tiptoes and looked through one of the windows. As I peered into the shack I almost yelled, but I put my hand over my big mouth. 


What I was looking at you’ll never believe in a million years.

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Standing on top of the work bench, were these two robots...

...small robots, hammering and cutting and it appeared they were making more robots that looked just like them. After I finally calmed down a little I could see that these were not just regular robots that I’ve seen on TV, but these robots were carburetors that go on the top of a car engine.  

They were only about 8 inches tall, but they were really cool looking.  I suddenly heard one of them say, “How many Carbots are we going to create tonight, Sparky?” said the robot with copper wires coming out of its head.


 Carbots!!!!! 

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They called themselves Carbots...

That is so cool. I was so focused that I almost had a heart attack when Uncle Floyd’s junkyard dog Barney started barking at me. All the lights suddenly went out inside the shack. I got Barney calmed down and he took off back to his doghouse.   


I built up all my courage and decided to go into the shack. I wasn’t sure what was going to happen, but my curiosity got the better of me. After walking in a few steps I stopped and shined my flashlight all over the room but saw no movement or sounds.   I knew I wasn’t crazy and I didn’t imagine those little robots or Carbots creating other Carbots. 

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'My name’s Gus...

...  I was watching you from the window. I can’t believe what I saw but I know what I saw is true. Did I tell you my name is Gus?'

- “Yeah, we heard you Gus.”

 “OMG,” I said out loud.

- “Flip on the lights Carbots.” said the same voice. 

The lights went on.

- “The name’s Steel. I’m a Carbot. I’ve seen you in here a million times. You’ve taken some great parts that I was wanting to use and I guess that’s why I think you are like one of us. Sit down Gus, we need to talk.”


That’s how it started. Really, Really.

Meet the other Carbots

Boots

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She likes her shoes, but don't let that fool you! She is as ready as anyone to get dirty!

Ol' Blue Eyes

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He has the tools for the job, and then some extra ones..

Surfer Joe

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He is ready for the beach.. and to find that other leg?

Loki

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He tends to like making things... Difficult...

Hypno

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His eyes say 'Crazy' its best to believe them. 

Medusa

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There is no spoon.

There is also no Knife.

There is a fork, thats all you need.

Springs

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Wheels

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Rogain he does Not Need.

Torch

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He has the tools... dont make him use them!

Professor

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He is the smartest of the bunch, and has the credentials to match!

The Whole Clan

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The whole band... back together... for the first time ever!!

Black Box of the Beyond

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Be Carefull what you open...