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I Challenge You: Cable Driver Answered

The new challenge!
A cable driver!
It's relatively simple idea, but balancing it will be hard!

Tip:
Use an engine or else it would just roll of the cable.
Use weights for balancing.

Best of luck, dudes!

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knexkrazy
knexkrazy

12 years ago

Done!! This has two wheels and two stabilization arms. It’s not motorized because that would seriously affect its balance. The arms have weights to keep it stable. I tried making it with a cart on top but it made it way too top heavy!! I hope you like!!!

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Skreetsha
Skreetsha

Reply 12 years ago

Not judgable. Sorry but it has to have an engine to make it count :S

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Killer~SafeCracker
Killer~SafeCracker

Reply 11 years ago

I know this contest is long gone. But you didn't say you have to use a engine. So wouldn't of this been judgable??

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DJ Radio
DJ Radio

Reply 12 years ago

I can do better, I can add a motor, and the cart does not need arms. Also, the whole thing (except wheels) goes under the cable....no offense to yours, Its pretty decent.....

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knexkrazy
knexkrazy

Reply 12 years ago

Okay, viccie said the frame needs to be ABOVE the wheels. Actually you do need to have arms. I tried it without and it fell right off. The arms keep the weight below the string.

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DJ Radio
DJ Radio

Reply 12 years ago

Where did he say the frame needed to be above the wheels?

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knexkrazy
knexkrazy

Reply 12 years ago

When he responded to your question! You asked what a cable driver was! He said "A two wheeled cart that drives over one cable One wheel in front one in the back and the frame is above the wheels :) Use weights and you can balance it :P"

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jollex
jollex

12 years ago

This is just a simple prototype that people can use to expand and attach a motor or something.

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Skreetsha
Skreetsha

Reply 12 years ago

Lol but it is not a correct model of a cable driver. I mean that two wheels one in front, one in the back, above the wire, with the chassis and cab on top and weigths beneith the thing to stabilize it. Anyway, fun concept :P

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jollex
jollex

Reply 12 years ago

I know, but it is pretty much impossible to make one with only wheels on top.

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Skreetsha
Skreetsha

Reply 12 years ago

Thats why i took this one as a challenge, because it really is a challenge :P

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jollex
jollex

Reply 12 years ago

It's not a challenge, its impossible.

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Skreetsha
Skreetsha

Reply 12 years ago

Can i see? :P

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Skreetsha
Skreetsha

Reply 12 years ago

Why impossible? I don't see how this is inpossible. Wheels on top of the rope, cab and engine too, and heavy weigths on the bottom sides. I think it's possible. :)

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knexsuperbuilderfreak
knexsuperbuilderfreak

Reply 12 years ago

i did it yay im soooooo happy =)
it has arms a motor that drives it and 2 wheels that ride along the string

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Bartboy
Bartboy

12 years ago

Ill make one that is electric.

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Skreetsha
Skreetsha

Reply 12 years ago

Cool, but that is necassery to judge it.

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knexguy
knexguy

12 years ago

Can it have an engine below the cable and a cab above the cable if it only has 2 points of contact with the cable?

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Skreetsha
Skreetsha

Reply 12 years ago

Engine on top, cab on top. :S Sorry

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rofl495
rofl495

12 years ago

Whats a cable driver? I looked it up on google and nothing came up. (post a picture)

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Skreetsha
Skreetsha

Reply 12 years ago

A two wheeled cart that drives over one cable One wheel in front on in the back and the frame is above the wheels :) Use weights and you can balance it :P

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rofl495
rofl495

Reply 12 years ago

can I make it drive on two cables,like one on top and one on the bottom.

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Skreetsha
Skreetsha

Reply 12 years ago

No because then it wouldn't be a cable driver

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jollex
jollex

12 years ago

Lol, done. But it has 4 wheels, two over and two under, and it rides chain.

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Skreetsha
Skreetsha

Reply 12 years ago

Practicaly the same so let me see! :P

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DJ Radio
DJ Radio

12 years ago

what's a cable driver?

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Skreetsha
Skreetsha

Reply 12 years ago

A two wheeled cart that drives over one cable One wheel in front on in the back and the frame is above the wheels :) Use weights and you can balance it :P

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DJ Radio
DJ Radio

Reply 12 years ago

I can do that, I'll just make the wheels centered and the rest of the cart can be symmetrical.............

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Dutchj
Dutchj

12 years ago

Wow, you just came up with an object that even I cannot find out about with the almighty google. When I type in cable driver I get pictures of cables and links to hardware drivers >.< You'll need to elaborate on that.

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Skreetsha
Skreetsha

Reply 12 years ago

A two wheeled cart that drives over one cable One wheel in front on in the back and the frame is above the wheels :) Use weights and you can balance it :P

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Skreetsha
Skreetsha

Reply 12 years ago

A two wheeled cart that drives over one cable One wheel in front on in the back and the frame is above the wheels :) Use weights and you can balance it :P