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Re: Vehicle Thickness

Post by dragonfruit35 » September 25th, 2018, 8:21 am

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Did your EV ever tip over?
No, but my EV was pretty heavy and had a pretty low center of mass. Battery buggys will should be much lighter since you guys dont have as much battery capacity to work with. I would be less worried about tipping over and more worried about losing vast amounts of precision in steering and aiming. Off the top of my head, decreasing wheel base will also have negative effects with torque steer and the smallest imperfections in the floor can be devastating with really small wheel bases.
Other than the wheelbase - mine is 32cm btw - would the wheel diameter affect anything?
If you're talking about the diameter of the wheels themselves, the larger they are, the bigger their circumference, so the farther the buggy travels with each rotation of the axle. Depending on how you're braking, this can be less precise (if you're using a wingnut brake you will most likely have to use some weird fraction of a rotation, whereas perhaps with a smaller wheel you could use a whole number). Of course, larger-diameter wheels will also lead to the vehicle moving faster, albeit with less torque.
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Re: Vehicle Thickness

Post by megrimlockawesom » November 1st, 2018, 6:25 am

What materials are y'all using? I kinda want to know
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Re: Vehicle Thickness

Post by vehicleguy » November 1st, 2018, 8:22 am

megrimlockawesom wrote:What materials are y'all using? I kinda want to know
I'm combining the back of an r/c car I tore apart (for the motor) with pieces from an old erector set.
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Post by MadCow2357 » November 1st, 2018, 11:27 am

megrimlockawesom wrote:What materials are y'all using? I kinda want to know
Aluminum angle bars 3/4", dial caliper, T40 banebots wheels.

By the way, does anybody have 4 green T40 wheels 2 7/8" they are willing to sell?
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Post by builder83 » November 1st, 2018, 12:13 pm

megrimlockawesom wrote:What materials are y'all using? I kinda want to know
Aluminum tubing. T40 wheels. My connections and bearing mounts are 3d printed. Scope mount, motor mount printed also. Threadstock of course for axles. Bolt adjustment no caliper. Probably will only use 4 batteries.

Madcow, did you call on the 2 7/8 t40s? Maybe if there are enough requests.... they will make more?

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Post by MadCow2357 » November 1st, 2018, 1:56 pm

builder83 wrote:
megrimlockawesom wrote:What materials are y'all using? I kinda want to know
Aluminum tubing. T40 wheels. My connections and bearing mounts are 3d printed. Scope mount, motor mount printed also. Threadstock of course for axles. Bolt adjustment no caliper. Probably will only use 4 batteries.

Madcow, did you call on the 2 7/8 t40s? Maybe if there are enough requests.... they will make more?
I've called multiple times... no answer... I really have no idea what's going on at Banebots... :( :( :( :( :( :(
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Re: Vehicle Thickness

Post by DarthBuilder » November 1st, 2018, 2:46 pm

MadCow2357 wrote:
builder83 wrote:
megrimlockawesom wrote:What materials are y'all using? I kinda want to know
Aluminum tubing. T40 wheels. My connections and bearing mounts are 3d printed. Scope mount, motor mount printed also. Threadstock of course for axles. Bolt adjustment no caliper. Probably will only use 4 batteries.

Madcow, did you call on the 2 7/8 t40s? Maybe if there are enough requests.... they will make more?
I've called multiple times... no answer... I really have no idea what's going on at Banebots... :( :( :( :( :( :(
I’ve called and someone did pick up. They told me they are no longer selling them.
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Post by MadCow2357 » November 2nd, 2018, 6:19 am

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Aluminum tubing. T40 wheels. My connections and bearing mounts are 3d printed. Scope mount, motor mount printed also. Threadstock of course for axles. Bolt adjustment no caliper. Probably will only use 4 batteries.

Madcow, did you call on the 2 7/8 t40s? Maybe if there are enough requests.... they will make more?
I've called multiple times... no answer... I really have no idea what's going on at Banebots... :( :( :( :( :( :(
I’ve called and someone did pick up. They told me they are no longer selling them.
Well then... anybody have the T40s I described above that they're willing to sell?
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Re: Vehicle Thickness

Post by DarthBuilder » November 2nd, 2018, 8:29 am

MadCow2357 wrote:
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MadCow2357 wrote: I've called multiple times... no answer... I really have no idea what's going on at Banebots... :( :( :( :( :( :(
I’ve called and someone did pick up. They told me they are no longer selling them.
Well then... anybody have the T40s I described above that they're willing to sell?

I have 2 in meh condition. The rubber is fine. But there is glue and rubber stoppers glued to it so your choice I guess.
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Re: Vehicle Thickness

Post by DragoXqwas » November 4th, 2018, 2:17 pm

yall mine is just 5x40 cm w a slightly larger wheelbase lol

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