Hi how is everyone would like some advice please

i’ve now been in lockdown so that long i’ve lost count on what day im on anyway i have been thanking of doing a new build beacuse all my other are IN SCHOOL # NOOOOOOOOOOOOO! sad face emoji

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right i want to build a first of its kind vex/ duct tape boat use vex as a super structer and the tape to make it water tight as the saying goes if you can make a full size duct tape boat that flots im sure i can make vex float

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I wouldn’t. If your electronics touch water, well, it’s going to be expensive.

Maybe try making something like an x drive, or an H drive. Perhaps try making a robot with suspension system that can climb up obstacles.

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Ok and I all ready am making a bit with suspension but it’s sat in school I was working with @ButterNubs

And what is an X drive ice an H drive

This is an h-drive:
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and this is an x-drive:
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The fifth wheel on the h-drive allows the bot to move sideways and diagonally. The x-drive can do the same, but quicker.

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Das an itty-bitty X-Drive.

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Yeah. I am still trying to figure out cad. Keep working to keep yourself alive. You can do it. I built a prototype out of a vex IQ kit and trash I had around the house. Do whatever works for you.

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Ok :+1::raised_hand_with_fingers_splayed: s I you got me interested on the proto build what was i

What do you mean? Do you want a pic of my prototypes?

Okay well I made a snail bot out of vex IQ parts and trash

Oh cool that’s sound amazing could you show me a pic of it please

Yes. Here it is
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Cool that look funky

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Hi so I have been thinking what should I build next a tank a car or a golf playing bot

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For the new game? Or for fun?

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An Hdrive would save motors for other features. It would also be a bit less complex even thou the Xdrive would look cooler.

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Looking cool is one of the things you shouldn’t be concerned about. For example, putting a plate (with @Zeldaa’s drawings on it) in the place a c-channel is supposed to go, may look a little better, but it lacks structural support. Dont use something just because it looks cool, use things that are better.

Just for fun I’m bored see and I need something to do

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Tank. Tank. Tank. Tank.

Build a tank.

File:Stryker mobile gun system firing.jpg - Wikimedia Commons

This boi is the M1128 MGS. Not a great vehicle in real life IIRC, but man does it look sharp. What if you tried making an 8 wheeled APC, and if you want a bit more of a challenge, make it with suspension? Making an armored fighting vehicle out of VEX parts has been something I’ve wanted to do ever since I joined VEX.