Robot Pool Skimmer Propulsion Test

One of my long term projects is to build a robot pool skimmer. It will probably turn out to look even more ghetto than this pool net taped to the front of an RC boat:
Radio Controlled boat with pool net taped to the front

The point of this exercise was to test the thrust of the motors on one of the boats I purchased as a donor hull. It is able to push a normal sized leaf net around the pool (slowly).
RC boat moving in pool
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