Trying to Figure Out Change Up Folding Intakes

210Y VEX Change Up RI3D Reveal
99999v Change Up Early Season Reveal

In these 2 reveals the intakes flip out from the sides.

How are they stuck back there and released?

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There are many ways to do flip out releases. I encourage you to look up different locking mechanisms on the forums and online in general. Here’s a relatively good video of general locking mechanisms (in the context of Vex):


You’re gonna need to ask more specific questions if you want more insight on the reveals you linked.
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Well, I already have our robot finished with similar intakes to 210 Y, You want to maybe have a hole or standoff where an axel or flap can sit. Then you deintake and that pushes the intakes out and the rubberbands eventually pull in the intakes.

Thanks I will try that.

Thanks for the video

Those 2 intakes are both offset by using 45 degree gussets to mount them. It allows them to get a more desirable intake position because of their intake design.

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my intakes like scrape against the top of my rear wheels, which means they’re held back just with friction between the rollers and the wheels. when I spin them, they pop free.

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Jay9421V If you were able to figure out the flip-out intakes, do you mind sharing how? I’m a beginner.