Locking Joint?

Hello! This year, my team needs a rotating joint that will lock at a specific angle (90°) but otherwise rotate freely. It needs to stay locked no matter what and reset manually. I was wondering if anyone had seen or made an example of this kind of joint.

Team 323Z made a locking mechanism for their chassis a while ago that works nicely. Not sure if this is what you’re thinking about, but it might give you some ideas.

Link: https://youtu.be/mZ8VbgZ3U-4?t=1m42s


This kind of mechanism is exactly what I’m looking for! Thank you so much!

We also made one last year to lock the claw up once it deployed if we can help any.

Cool! More ideas are always a good thing, right? Do you have any pictures?

That is an actual good locking design… GOOD JOB!!

@DRow? Hate to ping you but prolly needs a lock. @JudgeBoneSpeeder, Try not to resurrect old threads. Admiring posts from years past is good, but responding to a post from a person who may not even do VEX anymore is not the way to go.

Yeah… let’s not do that.