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Today 10:01 AM
pic: Gears in Tube, Mecanum WCD
Snap rings are another popular choice, as they don't loosen, they are a little lighter, and it's easy to put a groove on a shaft on the lathe if you get the spacing right.
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Today 09:49 AM
Looking for District Naysayers
Colorado doesn't have enough teams yet (I think we're in the 30s), so I support the regional. Plus, we usually have another really awesome team from another state come to compete and inspire everyone...
(2,051 views, 19 replies)
Today 09:36 AM
Event Machine Shops
As we give thought to the essentials of a mobile machine shop, consider the strategic picture: It's the skill base of the people using the machinery that cause the quality effect. A table top mill...
(493 views, 12 replies)
Today 08:57 AM
TI Launchpad "Bricked"?
Under the normal configuration the MSP430 device should not be getting hot, this leads me to believe the main device is damaged. This is also why you cannot flash it with the tool. Do you have any...
(4,419 views, 22 replies)
Today 08:03 AM
6621 BIG Announcement!!
Hunter has reached out to me, and I have requested the phone number of one of his mentors or school adviser. If I am given the info and can verify it with an adult involved I will re-open this...
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Today 07:29 AM
2016 Battle O' Baltimore - Sept. 24, 2016
5 slots left. Website including the new link to Volunteer Application and team list should be updated soon.
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Today 07:19 AM
Robot Wars 2016
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3wrDwbBNVwQ I don't know the rules and don't understand Russian but they can take a beating
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Today 06:59 AM
If you're looking for a resource on how to implement them as well, there's a good WP here on how to use Dewalt gearboxes https://www.chiefdelphi.com/media/papers/1592
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Today 06:16 AM
Problem running C samples for roboRio
Where should I report it? Here http://forums.usfirst.org/?
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Today 05:41 AM
California District Proposal, Rev 2
The ramp works pretty well, but was actually dangerous for many due to transport configuration. We eventually let teams with tall bots do their best to stay safe through that area.
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Yesterday 09:16 PM
FIRST Robotics Day at Dodger Stadium!
This is great- will pass this on to some SoCal mentors! If you guys need help organizing, shoot me a PM. We're always happy to help! :)
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Yesterday 09:10 PM
CAD Tech Tools
Nothing about it is super special. It does feel good in the hand and the buttons are easily accessible. It is a pretty rock solid mouse that works on pretty much every surface. It is nice that you...
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Yesterday 08:38 PM
F4 - CADathon 2016
We will have people answering CAD questions during the event for people who need help. If other competitors want to answer questions relating CAD more power to them. In terms of talking about...
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Yesterday 08:27 PM
Did not measure the hole, I will on Thursday at our next meeting. However, I did measure the cutting blades and my Fowler Dial Caliper had them exactly 1.125" apart. The fit was too tight to hand...
(2,701 views, 23 replies)
Yesterday 08:22 PM
Value & Credibility of 4th robots on an Alliance
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Yesterday 07:58 PM
So you want to build a reveal video...
I liked it better than the actual music video.
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Yesterday 07:28 PM
CD's Unofficial Caption Contest #629
Winning this event was our greatest feat so far this year! No, David, that's F-E-A-T, not F-E-E-T!
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Yesterday 06:42 PM
Math Quiz 9
This can actually be solved in closed form with much less intricate calculus than the case of the square, with proper selection of coordinate system. Some warmup questions to this if you can't...
(2,056 views, 75 replies)
Yesterday 06:18 PM
Low-cost Talon SRX computer?
Closing out my last comment on this old thread.... PWM Speed Controller class is now available in HERO SDK Beta Installer 188.8.131.52...
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Yesterday 03:41 PM
Internet Etiquette: Dealing with Trolls
I've always noticed that no matter how many ways a poster's comment can be taken, it is always taken in the most insulting way possible, even if it was sarcastic or meant as a joke. The ability to...
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