Updated Drive System

A project log for GoKart Tank

Build a real tracked vehicle out of off the shelf parts

samernsamern 06/17/2017 at 17:590 Comments

After much introspection, it looks like I am going to make some changes:

Plastic wheels and sprockets will save the track a lot more, and based on initial estimates will suffice for prototyping. They may not handle heavy duty operations, but it's pretty easy to cast aluminum replacements afterwards. I do intend to print in PLA at 100% in-fill.

Here's an image of the sprocket/idler: