Stealing soda from a vending machine with a measuring tape is so, well, pedestrian, as seen in this video. If you have any sense of class, you’ll build a motorized rig like this French kid, and rob vending machines of their heart disease inducing liquids.
It’s likely that this contraption wouldn’t work for all types of vending machines, and from the looks of it you gotta know the angles – it’s not an automated process as control comes by way of a rather unremarkable looking joystick.
Grew up back East, got sick of the cold and headed West. Since I was small I have been pushing buttons - both electronic and human. With an insatiable need for tech I thought "why not start a blog focusing on technology, and use my dislikes and likes to post on gadgets."