Bearings, inserts, nuts and shafts

With the 3D printing out of the way, attention can now turn to starting to assemble all the parts of Sawppy. I already covered the aluminium extrusions which link the parts together, but there are various other bits of hardware needed to keep everything together. Bearings Anywhere where there's a shaft, this project uses inexpensive …

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3D printing the Sawppy rover

It's been a few weeks since the last post, but here's why - I've been busy printing: What you see above is the result of almost 144 hours of print time and 792 metres of plastic (or the best part of 3 reels). Firstly, whilst the original Sawppy was designed and iterated using PLA plastic, …

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