This is a prototype of a wheel/track component that can change from wheel to track when the situation demands. The tracks have hooked treads that can pull the robot up a steep incline and it can right itself when it falls, something I discovered when it fell off of the ramp and I tried to catch it, almost cutting my poor, meaty hands.
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