Servo Magazine ( April 2017 )
New Year’s Resolution — Part 2
By Pete Smith View In Digital Edition
In Part 1 of this series, I outlined the reasons my 12 lb (Hobbyweight) combat bot, Isotelus Rex needed to lose some weight in the chassis and drivetrain in order for that weight to be used in a more effective wedge. I chose shorter and lighter brushless motors that, in turn, allowed 2” to be taken out of the robot’s width.
With the CAD and preliminary testing complete, I had ordered the new water cut top, bottom, and front panels, and the 26:1 BaneBots gearboxes.
It was now time to build up this new lighter chassis and drivetrain.
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