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tank treads and wheels

hay guys i was just wondering about the advantages of using tank treads and /or wheels....or any other types. efficiency? stability? does it have a large affect ?

thanx for your help

Jordan

Robot tank tracks

I thought I'd post some info about tank tracks that I've come across. Please feel free to add to it.

 

Tamiya Track Kit

 

Solarbotic/Pololu Tank Treads and Cogs

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Treads?

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