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I plan on getting a deeper understanding of this soon, but for the time being I'm just looking for a quick answer so I can order the parts needed.

I'm building a rover that in total (including all parts) will weigh about 15-18 lbs. It has six equally spaced legs, each connected to a 4.5 inch diameter by 3 inch wide wheel with rubber treads. Each wheel has a small hub connected to it where the 4mm shaft of the motor will be held. My question is, will 6 small 12 Volt DC 120 RPM motors with 60 Newtons * cm of torque be enough to move the rover around? I'm not really concerned with speed as long it can move at about a slow walking pace. My bigger concerns are will it move and will there be enough torque for it to make it up small hills of modest inclination (given that it has some traction).

Thanks so much

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# Will These Motors Be Powerful Enough?

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