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gedelen
01-21-2009, 06:03 PM
Hi,

I picked up four Hitec 1422s (continuous rotating 422s) to use as the drive system for a small bot. I thought it would be a simple thing to find wheels which would mount directly but not so. Most of the wheels I see are made to mount to 6mm shafts. Is there a good source of wheels out there for direct attachment to servos? I like the Banebot wheels but don't like the idea a glueing a wheel to a servo, seems like a kludge.

Any ideas?

Thanks,

robologist
01-21-2009, 06:37 PM
Have you looked at these (http://www.trossenrobotics.com/store/c/2713-Servo-Mounted-Wheels.aspx)? Otherwise, glueing/screwing a wheel onto a servo horn is about the only other option. Many have done that to model airplane wheels.

DresnerRobotics
01-21-2009, 06:41 PM
Robologist beat me to it! +Rep!

Adrenalynn
01-21-2009, 07:34 PM
Those do work well. If you need wider and stickier though, ServoCity does make some hub adapters.