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I've built a four-wheel drive push bot, and for some reason it handles like a shopping trolley that can't decide whether to veer left or right. Every time I start moving I just have to guess and hope.

Are you running the 14SEPTEMBER bleeding edge build by any chance?  I tweaked friction/traction in that build.

Due to basically being protective over the large number of bots I have, I've been nervous about trying bleeding edge, so I'm still on 06August.

Gotcha.  I’m hoping to put out a new stable build by Friday, which should fix the traction issue.  Testers have been liking it so far over on GTM.

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Sweet. I'll let ya know if the problem persists.
Thinking about it actually, would it help if I give ya the bot file?

edit: That would be so you can find out whether the bot's traction issue is the same one you're fixing.

New stable build is out!  This should solve the friction problem.

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Just tested it now. It doesn't veer as much but it is still a thing, I'm starting to suspect the hinged wedge on the front might be the culprit.

p.s. Yes, a hinge on a 06August bot. I used a beetleweight motor with a small wheel attached, gonna swap that for an actual hinge and see if the veering persists.

Having a proper hinge does fix it. :)