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Maximum Gripper Size

One of my planned projects is solving a Rubik's Cube. I originally bought the Wild Thumper 4WD Chassis With Gripper, but the gripper did not open quite far enough. The cube is approximately 2.25 inches, so I would like the gripper to be able to open to approximately 2.5 inches. Do any of the arms on the shopping page open this far (or farther)? Thanks.


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#1  
Hi. Njso , the rubics cube is very large. You will want to use a couple high torque servos and make a custom gripper specifically for manipulation of the cube puzzle. Ive even seen people make them from legos and super glue. You can make them from wood plastic or metal. Personally I prefer wood because it is very easy to work with.
#2  
might check VEX robotics for grippers and lynxmotion,for better ones at high cost robotshop
#3  
Hey saw this older post and thought this youtube video was great.

#4  
Wow thanks Tymtravler! for the YT contribution..it seems most grippers are very unique to their application. Our own hand/cake grabbers are a marvel of evolution!:)