Any other sources (online USA) for these wheels or similar?
About 6" diameter, no more than 1.5" wide, pneumatic or soft shock
For free, maybe! You might try your local hospital maitenance
department. I've salvaged wheels from broken/disfunctional gurneys
and was given other wheels, already removed by the maintenance men.
These are pretty nice wheels.
Yeah, that sounds good.
Also wheelchair wheels, small front or anti-tip wheels. And maybe
walker wheels. I found some online that might work.
This is what it looks like.
http://www.flickr.com/photos/27532210 N04/ (replace the space with an
That bouncing is less problematic with more experience. A larger
wheel might help, but weight is my primary concern. Besides
upgrading the batteries to lithium-ion, I will reduce the
structure weight. Some functional improvements can be made, but
increasing its weight is extremely undesirable.
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