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    Hello kinova!

    We are trying to add more functionnality to the Jaco arm by 3d-printing nails for the KG-2/3.

    I printed some parts but I ran into a problem : the screw on the nails are glued (I managed to remove one), or at least very difficult to remove.

    So, my question is, are we allowed to remove the nails of the robot and add some custom part on them? if yes, can you tell me the type of screw used ?

    thanks a lot



    Hello LMathieu!

    Indeed, the nail screws can be difficult to remove because we use loc-tite during assembly.

    You are totally allowed to remove the nails if you want to install a custom part, as long as this custom part doesn’t have an impact on the normal use of the plastic finger.

    To help, I can tell that the right screwdriver bit for the finger parts is a #00 phillips bit, and the thread of the nail insert is M2. We use M2x4mm flat headed screws to install the nails.

    I hope this helps!


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