|The very fact that parts are rumored to be being re-used may be sufficient reason for the rule-makers to change a rule to prevent the re-use of that very part (not that they would ever be that devious!) - dlavery [more]|
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Today 06:53 PM
HI We have a few students that may be interested in doing some CAD this year. We have access to Autodesk Inventor Pro 2014. I believe AD has a FIRST library you can bring into their content center,...
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Today 06:39 PM
pic: Swerve 4
You should be able to see everything through the built-in GrabCAD 3D model viewing plugin. For good measure though I just added a Pack-and-Go and STEP versions so you can download and view in your...
(550 views, 6 replies)
Today 06:38 PM
Do you use 3d printed mounts?
1678 does quite a fair bit of 3D printed parts for mounting electronics. It makes space management much easier. We also make a lot of shaft spacers with 3D printing.
(2,928 views, 36 replies)
Today 06:05 PM
Strange Swerve 4.0 Triple Strange 1533
Have you had a chance to run this under load? My concern is that the axial force of the bevel gears has to travel all the way thru the churro standoffs, thru the delrin bearings, and then up the...
(2,926 views, 33 replies)
Today 05:43 PM
Looking for Android based scouting, no wireless, little cellular
Thank you for the plug, James, and hello to everyone at FRC 330. FRC 1073 developed its Android tablet based scouting system about 5 years ago and we've been incrementally improving it over the...
(928 views, 14 replies)
Today 05:42 PM
Fire This Weekend in Team 5871 Chickadees Work Space
:ahh: Wow, those are ineffective! Looks like they could actually make it worse! In that case, it's probably not worth buying. A timer for the charger might not be a bad idea, though.
(2,509 views, 27 replies)
Today 05:34 PM
Team 2877 invites all Boston-area FRC/FTC teams to the east Mass. FLL Championship!
On December 17, 2016, the LigerBots (FRC 2877) are running one of two Massachusetts FLL state championship tournaments at Newton North High School (Newton, MA). The FLL theme this year is “Animal...
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Today 05:31 PM
Handheld Motor Tester
It's a beautiful thing.
(179 views, 1 replies)
Today 05:28 PM
GameSense Presents the RoboSports Network
https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/kappa-everywhere-global-t/jafkphjeboadjffjfcig cdfdilpcacod https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/globaltwitchemotes/ OMGScoots
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Today 05:20 PM
Its almost here!
Even though I'm in a college in another country from my home team, I still get text updates during the team meetings back home each week and check CD on my breaks. The thing I'm most excited for...
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Today 05:04 PM
[FRC Blog] FIRST Choice 2017
THANKS A TON! Despite a list being made as soon as First Choice went up it was found out that the list was never actually submitted at 11:50pm est. This resulted in me leaving my gym class to rush...
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Today 04:57 PM
Robot Rewind - Veteran's Day Weekend- Spokane, WA
I know this is a delayed reply, but FIRST Team 5461 V.E.R.N. wanted to thank CHUCK for a great time at the Spokane off season event Robot Rewind. Our students had a great time and look forward to...
(771 views, 4 replies)
Today 04:02 PM
FRC in movies
IIRC Spare Parts was based off of 842's NURC team.
(1,304 views, 10 replies)
Today 03:55 PM
CD Christmas Cards 2016
Kara Bakowski Gus Michel II
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Today 03:54 PM
NeveRest 60 in FRC
Every year we have to tell teams a motor they are using is illegal. We still catch Globe motors everyone now and then, I caught a couple Fisher price motors last year. This will help the problem...
(3,830 views, 47 replies)
Today 03:52 PM
1.1 Pump (am-3227) Really an improvement?
Thank You Nick I assumed it would be fine, just hadn't seen a warning label that big on a compressor before. The compressor is with UPS should be to AndyMark on Friday or Monday. Allen
(3,958 views, 47 replies)
Today 03:46 PM
Designing with sensors
We used PVC tubing for a U-shaped pickup mechanism in 2014, chosen for its flexibility, so that the arms could spread around the 2' diameter game pieces. The problem was that because it flexed, the...
(749 views, 15 replies)
Today 03:34 PM
Recommendations for Restoring Router
These can be a good choice if you run the right controller (was going to recommend AMC like Brian if you insisted on buying some). What controller are you planning on running w/ Linux CNC? Do the...
(649 views, 14 replies)
Today 03:11 PM
"Quotes" that were said during build season
"Wait, 'OI' means 'Operator Interface?' I always thought it was just, like, 'IO' but terrible."
(1,182,756 views, 4,807 replies)
Today 03:04 PM
[FTC]: Scoring points for the opposing alliance
I second this opinion. Outside of the ridiculousness of calling someone out as un-GP in general, teams are given a game, which includes the ranking rules, to play. For the robotics competition part...
(230 views, 9 replies)