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My attempt at robot Folkrace

Martin PålssonMartin Pålsson 07/22/2017 at 08:460 Comments

I bought two pairs of all-metal drive shafts. The original drive shafts of the A242 is made of plastic, with a screw hole on the end. Apparently I was not alone in my fear of the shaft breaking because of collisions, someone had already made an all-metal upgrade. Instead of fixing the wheel on the shaft with a simple self tapering screw the metal shaft is threaded and comes with a niloc nut. Perfect. Skookum.

I had to print new hubs for my custom wheels, but it was worth it.

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