Regarding legal parts - 228-2500 part codes for VEX IQ Challenge 2020-2021 Legal Parts

Referring to this link for Vexiq allowed legal parts https://content.vexrobotics.com/docs/viqc-rise-above/LegalPartsAppendix06032020.pdf , how to find 228-2500-1480 (2x Pitch Shock Absorber) for adding this to robot for vexiq competition it seems not be available from https://www.vexrobotics.com/vexiq/products/competition-products. There are few more parts that are listed as legal but not available in the available Vexiq product for purchase . Am I misreading the legal parts allowed or there is a wait for their availability?

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Lots of the HEXBUG toy parts are legal so some of the parts you’ll only find in HEXBUG kits. I know these are in the Offroad Truck but @Art_Dutra_IV is probably your man for encyclopedic knowledge of what can be found where.

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For the shock absorbers, you can find them here: https://www.vexrobotics.com/228-5654.html. but I am not sure about the other one.

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Like @calvc01 said, many of the parts in the Legal Parts Appendix are only available in VEX Robotics by HEXBUG kits (or, in this case, IQ Add-On Packs too, thanks @Noah10851B ). For the parts in question…

228-2500-1472 1x6 Linear Motion Rack Gear can be found in:
-Offroad Truck
-Build Blitz
-Balancing Boxers

228-2500-1480 2x Pitch Shock Absorber (Strong) can be found in:
-Offroad Truck
-Crossbow 2.0
-Shock Absorber Pack
-Ambush Striker
-Snapshot

228-2500-1560 2x Pitch Shock Absorber (Weak) can be found in:
-Shock Absorber Pack

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While we are on the topic of random parts that likely come from Hexbug kits, where can the item below be found?

228-2500-246
1x4 Crank Arm with 23 Tooth Gear

228-2500-246 1x4 Crank Arm with 23 Tooth Gear can be found in:
-Robot Arm
-Motorized Robot Arm
-Snap Shot
-Balance Boxer
-Build Blitz

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I have lots of hexbug parts becoasue relly before I was into Vex robotics i used to make the hexbug kits but really the parts are not help full

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This is one of my favorites. I’d like a longer arm, like a 6. But the smaller one would be in the Builders Bonanza of cool IQ parts

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I can see how it would be useful, but I can’t find the benefit of using it instead of just a gear with pegs/pins connecting to a 1x4.

It’s ideal for making steering arms or claws in tight places, sometimes the extra thickness is a pain.

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