Holding 2 mogos in 4 bar clamp

While trying to find ways to hold 3 mogos on a bot I had the idea of a 4 bar clamp that possibly holds 2 mogos instead of one. I don’t currently have all the field elements yet nor the structural parts to test this out so I am curious on others thoughts of this idea (the logistics of it). The basis of it is to have a wide enough clamp so that it could hold 2 mogos at once. If this doesn’t immediately work due to it not being wide enough I was thinking it could possibly have a release mech that widens it. If anyone has thoughts on if this is possible or has the ability to test this, it would be greatly appreciated.

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Pretty Interesting concept. You’ll definitely need to expand it though, and be careful of the 36" expansion. I’d recommend a 3-prong forklift- a skinnier one on either side, and a wider one in the middle to catch under both goals. I don’t know whether it’ll be worth it though, as it’ll be hard to get both goals in it.

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It’s a nice idea, but many people underestimate the weight of these goals on motors, so be wary of the torque output you use on these

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Thanks for your thoughts. You bring up a very good point for a risk of this strategy. With my teams current design we have an extra motor so if we have torque issues we could possibly add a motor to the 4 bar.

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