Stronger Synchro Drive

Usually when building a synchro drive, the power shaft that goes down through the middle of the turntable somtimes gives way in rough terrain. Using a Lego gear box, I have made the power shaft more capable. Here is a pic:

Synchro Drive with 360 Degree Bumper

I have gone back into the RobotThoughts Lego Robot Database and pulled out some of my favorite Robot designs. This Lego Robot has 360 degrees of bumper to account for the variable directions that the synchro drive allows this Lego Robot to take. Of course, the Mindstorms brick does bump detection and there are code…