This adaptor allows 3mm hexagonal shafts, the kind found on many Tamiya gearboxes , to be connected to LEGO’s wide variety of high-quality wheels. The adapters are sold in pairs.
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Our Code: SKU-002460
Supplier Link: [Pololu MPN:1011]
This adaptor makes it possible to use LEGO wheels with 3mm hexagonal shafts, like the ones found on many Tamiya gearboxes. These are great, inexpensive gearboxes for building small robots, and LEGO makes a number of very high-quality wheels as part of their Technic and Mindstorms product lines, many of which would also be excellent for use on a small robot. With this adaptor, you can integrate LEGO wheels of your choice into a robot. We sell the adapters in pairs, so that you can make a two-wheeled robot.
The adaptor fits very tightly on the metal shaft, so that it will remain attached to the shaft when the wheel is removed. We recommend that you leave the adaptor permanently attached to the metal axle; repeated removal and insertion may loosen the connection, making it more likely to fall off.
The adaptor is made of ABS plastic, similar to the plastic used in LEGO blocks.
The adaptor can be used with any LEGO wheel that accepts a standard axle, as long as the tyre does not extend more than 0.35" beyond the inner edge of the hub so that the gearbox body will not rub against the tyre.
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