pic: FRC1675 2014 Teaser #2

Mecanum wheels aren’t just for drive anymore. With our innovative Ball Translation Implement we are looking to control and launch the ball in new and exciting ways. Bend it like Beckham!

We actually have been using mecanum wheels on our collector for the past few days. They work very well with the game ball.

Here is a video of some of our tests.

You could tell this was 'shopped because there is a guy in the background who wasn’t wearing safety goggles.

Okay, now I’m really sure that those are AM Stealth wheels.

While I was… ahem… “assembling” this, I did actually think that it might not be half bad.