Sunday, September 15, 2019

Rover Update

The front wheels are on! I need to get all the wheels on and locked in the straight-ahead position because I will be using tank steering at first. I'm eventually going to modify Roger's Ackerman control method from Sawppy, but my motor strategy is different so it will take some time.

Also with the rockers set up, before I mounted the wheels, I tested the articulation. In my opinion this needs some work and may be the weakest part of the whole contraption. We'll see how it works when everything is on the ground under it's own weight.

Here is another shot with the front wheels on: