In Q&A 1115 is was ruled that it is legal to remove Motor cartridges from V5 motors.
For Motor Cartridges:
- Is it legal to remove components from the inside of a Motor cartridge for use elsewhere on the robot (gears, etc)? Previously in a similar ruling conceptually, the GDC ruled that it was legal to utilize 393 internal gears for other mechanisms on the robot.
- Is it legal to replace components inside of a Motor cartridge with legally manufactured parts (polycarbonate within the plastic limit, etc)?
- Is it legal to physically modify the outer casing of the Motor cartridge?
- Is it legal to physically modify the internal components of the Motor Cartridge?
Misc Motor questions:
Is it legal to utilize the motor cap screws for other purposes on a robot, since the cap assembly is considered a non electronic component?
Since the Motor Cap is not considered an electronic part, is it legal to physically modify Motor Caps which are are used to secure motors to the robot?
6a. If not, is it legal to physically modify Motor Caps which are not being used to secure Motors to the robot?