3lb Drum Beetle Kit

Production version of the latest version of my Beetleweight "Weta, God of Ugly Things"

Features:

1/2" UHMW and 1/16" 7075 Aluminum
Garolite top panel, Titanium "Horns"
Complete with 7075 Aluminum Drum with built in 35-36 1400kv Motor and needle roller bearings.
3/8" diameter Titanium axle and M10 sharpened grade 8 Steel teeth.
Details of the design and construction together with recommended parts list can be found at:
Weta 2 Details
Basic Kit comes with chassis and drum/motor. To complete it you will require other parts as detailed in the recommended parts list.

This is not be be a kit for beginners and will require extra parts and tools to complete.

It is also available in a turnkey, ready to go, fully built Bot complete with battery, charger and 2.4Ghz Radio. Allow 28 days for delivery on Turnkey Bots



This Bot is NOT a toy. Do not test or operate this bot outside a suitable
enclosed arena that has a minimum of 1/4" thick polycarbonate walls.
Failure to follow this instruction may result in severe injury.
Parts used in Drum assembly
Needle Roller bearings McMaster part number 5905K22
PTFE Washers McMaster part number 95630A245
Acetal Washers McMaster part number 95647A133
Nylon Washers MCMaster part number 92150A132
Teeth McMasters part number 91294A326
(Teeth require 1mm (0.040") machined off top to allow clearance in standard kit)
Machined teeth available in spares section
3lb Drum Beetle Kit
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  • Item #: WETA2
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