Today, we will revisit the older hydraulic arm tutorial which broke in the change from R13 to R14 we will rig up a robotic arm from scratch. This time we'll also put together the claw and wrist setup instead of ending in a stump, plus add in tubes for hydraulics that automatically stick to the proper spots. We'll be using lot's constraint tags, spline IK tags, and one very important IK tag.
In part one we'll setup the mechanics for the arm and claw, building enough geometry to give us the proper visual queues to know we're making it correctly. Also we'll be paying close attention to priorities of out rig to weed out order of operations mistakes.