People subscribed to elofty thread might have seen that eLofty might be making 6x2 pneumatic wheels( designed by me) for the purpose of using them with their direct drives. Through this thread, I am helping out Kenna(from eLofty) to figure out the interest in such a product. But wait, this wheel is not just for direct drive. It has been designed to be used for belt drive as well.
She intends to make a mould for the wheel hubs(and then a bit of CNC as opposed to pure CNC from solid block) and that will put the price close to the cheap aliexpress hubs that you have seen around here. The advantage of these hubs(apart from the price) would be that they would use standard bearings and would fit on standard skateboard axle, so a lot more variety of trucks to choose from. They will be available as 2 options: pulley or direct drive. Please vote to tell us if you would be interested in either product. Also do let us know if you want a different size wheel.
As for the tires themselves. She is contacting different suppliers, so we might have more variety.
The parts are:
Option1(for direct drive):
One complete set includes 4 identical wheels so it can be used for 4WD.
The wheel hub is made of inner_hub+outer_hub.
You can also attach the pulley to the wheel in option1.
Option2(for pulley setup):
One set includes 4 identical wheels, 2 pulleys for rear tires and other necessary hardware.
The wheel hub is made of outer_hub+outer_hub.
- 1 X Option1(Direct drive)
- 2 X Option1(Direct drive)
- 1 X Option2(pulley drive)
- 2 X Option2(pulley drive)