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Old 10-16-2015, 01:30 AM
etherflow etherflow is offline
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why a slot joint?

Originally Posted by sprocket View Post
Attached is a very rough-and-ready attempt at simulating this with WM2D, not meant to prove anything. Gearing doesn't work with this setup as it would in real life, so I've opted for 2 separate motors. The yellow circle has a 'slot-joint' which allows the rotating assembly the freedom to slide up or down. Stuff isn't working here as it would in real-life with WM2D - the main drive-motor in this instance. This should slide with the rotating assembly as well, but it doesn't.
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