The front wedge was waterjet cut out of 1/16" 4340 steel. The top and bottom plates are 1/16" 6160 aluminum.
Motors and wheels installed. The drum is assembled and mocked up here.
Close up on the drum. UHMW center with steel outer ring. Hardened steel screws as teeth.
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