|A wrench isn't a nesscary part is it? Last Night, we tested the robot and a large, (yes I said LARGE) wrench fell from somewhere on the robot....Along with bolts, nuts, and a very interestingly cut piece of Aluminum... - Will Bale [more]|
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Today 02:36 PM
Disabling Windows 10 Firewalls
A quick way to disable the Firewall in Windows 10, is to open the Start Menu, type cmd, right click and select Run As Administrator on Command Prompt, then enter the command "NetSh Advfirewall set...
(432 views, 7 replies)
Today 02:23 PM
Recent Trend In Game Themes
All hearts at you. I agree with every point you just made.
(2,847 views, 42 replies)
Today 12:39 PM
2017 Hudson Valley Rally
Hey all, Another update! The event will NOT be cancelled. We have twelve teams registered (possibly one or two more). All registered teams should have received and update email on Wednesday, if...
(2,950 views, 18 replies)
Today 12:16 PM
Team 254 Presents: 2017 Misfire Technical Binder and Build Blogs
2 posts up.
(11,842 views, 56 replies)
Today 12:13 PM
As someone who played around with a lot of ESTES rockets as a kid, I've been wanting to try making a sugar rocket ever since seeing that video. The biggest issue I think you're going to have with...
(317 views, 3 replies)
Today 11:52 AM
Thank you, this seems to have fixed the problem!
(441 views, 7 replies)
Today 11:49 AM
FIRST Power Up Recruitment Poster #2 Discussion
I think that the red robot in the poster looks vaguely like a Pac-Man ghost. It appears in the wallpapers and backgrounds as well. What seems odd about it to me is that it doesn't appear to have any...
(1,979 views, 21 replies)
Today 11:00 AM
Is Bash@Beach happening?
Yes, everything is fine. He just didn't make the meeting last night where we discussed it. Anyway, Bash will hopefully be another great year!
(660 views, 7 replies)
Today 11:00 AM
different radio every year? (Need to know for purchase)
For those that want the rule, it's covered in the blue box under R51 for the 2017 rules:
(251 views, 10 replies)
Today 10:16 AM
Team 1619: 2017 Robot
According to the controls subteam lead, they used Solidworks drawings.
(6,256 views, 29 replies)
Today 09:15 AM
Added. I think the CMP history might be a little off, I grabbed the old data from a CD whitepaper and manually added MAR events in '16 and '17. Will have to update more recent CMP results manually.
(516 views, 5 replies)
Today 08:52 AM
paper: Team 900 Presents— Zebravision 5.0: ROS for FRC
Synchronizing time across machines, I'm guessing? We're hoping some of the RTC implementations pan out this year. We've had OK initial luck with slam-gmapping, at least in the lab :...
(783 views, 7 replies)
Today 08:37 AM
Our team had two large pit crates.. and many of our mentors/students are in love with the big pits used by 973 and 1678. They are very cool, but I am eager to streamline. We went down to one large...
(703 views, 7 replies)
Today 08:25 AM
Westcoast Drive bearing + axle retention
For those of you losing screws from drive axles: are you using any torque specification or torque control when assembling your drive? We have been using screws in live axles for a few years now...
(3,090 views, 47 replies)
Today 08:00 AM
Agreed. Edco was a pleasure to work with.
(594 views, 7 replies)
Today 07:46 AM
2017 Rah Cha Cha Ruckus
FRC 4023 has signed up and FRC 5406 and 340 have signed up a second robot listed as FRC 9406 and FRC 424 respectively. 20 191 222 291 340 378 424 578
(8,166 views, 62 replies)
Today 07:27 AM
Battle for the Bluegrass 2017
5 slots left 0 Team # Name School State 1 2783 Engineers of Tomorrow Louisville KY 2 3140 Flagship Knoxville TN 3 3814 PiRobotics Florence KY 4 3843 RoboRacers Murray KY 5 3844 Kentucky Wildbots Lynn...
(1,088 views, 6 replies)
Today 06:34 AM
[Java] GRIP Vision help?!
The exported GRIP pipeline does not contain the Network Tables code. You have to do that yourself. I posted some sample code at...
(402 views, 5 replies)
Today 06:31 AM
Dual Input Gearbox with Talon SRX Question
+1. That's what we did this year, and why.
(224 views, 2 replies)
Today 06:02 AM
Design Review to Mentors
Makes sense. Some of our sponsors make it to the competitions, but most provide finiancial support and that is it. We do have a few mentors from our sponsors, but they keep the two very separate for...
(1,332 views, 25 replies)