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strechy caterpillar track

by jfpion, published

strechy caterpillar track by jfpion Dec 15, 2012
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Summary

a derivative of http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:37104 with a more understandable scad code and more possibility

  • get a bigger tooth each X teeth (for bettre grip on snow or mud)
    -possibility of multiple wheels print for more stable large track (as for skidoo)

Instructions

print the track as 0.5mm wide no infill no top or bottom layer

print the wheel whith 3 perimeters 3 layers top and bottom, 0.2 infill
the same whith the frame

the frame is ready to use these servo: http://www.pololu.com/catalog/product/1248 and is ajustable to get the track with the correct tension

you may need to add an external idler if you use another servo with no ball bearing; i will work on it anyway

work well with slic3r

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