My IQ DR6B Mimic won't lift... What magic must I do?

My IQ DR6B Mimic won’t lift… What magic must I do? (There’s only one RMS forum channel and it’s under EDR…)

The program tries to lift with 100 power right from the start and it just sags down a bit.

I tried two motors and that doesn’t work. I can change the 2x beams for 1x beams, but I want to know that would make a difference before I go for it. Anyone have experience with this?

https://www.robotmesh.com/studio/5d0ea54377215f49ee3c49a9

Is it banded?
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I don’t see rubber bands available in the Mimic. Also, when I put two motors on it I got very bizarre results.

Oh wait I’m dumb, this is a mimic not an actual lift

didn’t really look for anything wrong, but when I tried to run the lift motor the lift sort of folded backwards and kind of bugged out. I’d check to make sure everything is all build properly

I went through a few iterations. Mimic physics is not the same as real physics. If you just click run it doesn’t do much but it stays together and everything send to flow well enough. Once it hits the bottom bizarre things happen.

Maybe it behaves differently on different computers as well… Not sure.

Mimics live on a high gravity planet. IQ is not nearly as bad as EDR either. You can get it to work by adding another motor to the lift, and then replacing many of the 2x beams with 1x .
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Another annoying issue is that the motor polarity doesn’t always work the way you would expect it to. You should only have to reverse the polarity on one side, but I had to switch both.

Here is a link to the updated project: https://www.robotmesh.com/studio/5d10089d77215f49ee3c4b35

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