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Posted by ServoCity | Oct 23, 2014 @ 03:36 PM | 11,741 Views
This past week a few of our R&D crew had fun building a drag racer out of Actobotics. It's a pretty simple design and would be a fun project to duplicate and then customize.

Watch the video to see the dragster in action "off the line" and check out some more close-up pictures below. We'd love to hear what you think in the comments!

Dragracer (0 min 11 sec)


Here is a parts list for those of you interested in building something similar. We'd love to see any improvements or customization to our design!

1 - 4TMD: Foam Wheels http://www.servocity.com/html/4_00__foam_wheels.html
1 – 638286: 1,621 RPM Planetary Gearmotor (http://www.servocity.com/html/1621_r..._planetar.html)
3 – 585436: 45 Channel Brackets (http://www.servocity.com/html/45o_si...nel_brack.html)
1 – 585426: 45 Dual Angle Bracket (http://www.servocity.com/html/45o_du...l_bracket.html)
1 – 585412: 4.62" Aluminum Beam (http://www.servocity.com/html/aluminum_beams.html)
2 – 585580: Flat Triple Channel Bracket (http://www.servocity.com/html/flat_t...racket__5.html)
1 – 585454: 12" Aluminum Channel (http://www.servocity.com/html/12__al...__585454_.html)
1 – 615406: 6mm bore, 24T bevel gear (http://www.servocity.com/html/32_pit...vel_gears.html)
1 – 615398: 1/4" bore, 24T bevel gear (http://www.servocity.com/html/32_pit...vel_gears.html)
2 – 634074: 2.5" Long 1/4" D-shafts (http://www.servocity.com/html/1_4__p...-...Continue Reading