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Backpack Delta: Building the Lower Platform

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Backpack Delta: Building the Lower Platform
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Constructing the Lower Platform[edit]

Before You Begin:[edit]

  • Make sure you have the everything to build the lower platform:
    • Hardware:
      • 3 – M3x35mm socket head screws
      • 3 – M3 ny-lock nuts
      • 6 – M3 Flat Washers
    • Printed Parts:
      • 3 – Motor Ends
      • 3 – Platform Spacers
    • Required Tools:
      • 2.5mm Alan Wrench
      • 5.5mm Combination wrench
    • Recommended Tools:
      • 3mm or 1/8” Drill bit

Building the lower platform:[edit]

  1. Take 1 M3 x 35mm and put 1 washer on it. Insert it into one of the two holes opposite the motor mount.
    Step One
  2. Slide the screw through the hole in the platform spacer. make sure the flat part is down.
  3. Place another motor end on the screw after the platform spacer, followed by 1 washer and 1 ny-lock nut. Do not tighten the nut all the way, keep the nut loose, in order to attach the other two platform spacers. Repeat steps 1-3 for the rest of the motor mounts and spacers. Once complete, tighten all the screws and nuts.
    Steps 2 & 3
    Steps 2 & 3