Robots

Robot projects and interesting tid-bits

Drive wheels

We brained stormed some drive wheel configurations, and our prototype showed that the large wheels were going to be problematic.  So we went with roller blade wheels with direct drive R/C motors.

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Prototyping

I suggested to Boy #1 that we build a prototype.  This would allow us to see the dimensions and design of the robot prior to investing in any real robot parts.  PVC and Cardboard did the trick:

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