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Today 11:01 AM
FIRST Team 1296 Annual Car Raffle
I'll be sure to buy my tickets! If you haven't purchased already - don't miss this excellent opportunity to win a car (and support a team, I guess ;))!
(367 views, 1 replies)
Today 10:38 AM
Wondering if any of the teams on here also compete in B.E.S.T. Robotics competition during the fall as well. Seeing the discussing and an explanation of the OCCRA competitions has prompted this...
(53 views, 0 replies)
Today 10:34 AM
Kangaroo Power Cord
I'll try to get on a ladder and pull the plug from my Kodi Kangaroo and get a physical measurement of the plug for you.
(362 views, 2 replies)
Today 10:20 AM
Hello. Please welcome FIRST in Upper Midwest.
It's not clear to me if South Dakota should be the FUM equivalent of the UP for FiM or the equivalent of Northern WI for FiM.
(3,407 views, 44 replies)
Today 10:03 AM
New England Offseason Event List - 2018
RiverRage still has some spots available!
(3,162 views, 19 replies)
Today 09:56 AM
FRC at ROSCon 2018
Software is eating the world. Some of the largest cab companies doesn't own cabs and the largest hotel company doesn't own hotels (Uber/Lyft and AirBnB for those playing at home). You can 100%...
(892 views, 10 replies)
Today 09:24 AM
pic: Zebra's DART at HHH Invitational (Data Release)
WOW! That heat map is really nice looking. Normalizing all play to a single side really adds some clarity to the data. Yes, sorry for the delay in responding but you are right. You can tell...
(363 views, 5 replies)
Today 09:10 AM
[FF]: [OFF] IROC 2018
1. pchild 2. drwhorx 3. nomythicalbeast 4. SPang 5. Hailey.faiella 6. ThatSoftwareGuy 7. Miklast 8. tmpoles 9. BrennanB 10. Big-b
(173 views, 13 replies)
Today 09:10 AM
What gauge wires for 775pros?
Same here! They are a great way to control the wires and are much more secure than the usual connectors, and take up less space.
(1,643 views, 11 replies)
Today 08:42 AM
Huge voltage drops and hot battery wires
I bet that you have a contact/spot resistance issue in a battery connector, likely on the robot. Carefully inspect any crimps or contacts (metal pads inside the Anderson, for example) in this area....
(954 views, 18 replies)
Today 08:01 AM
[FF]: [OFF] Fall Fiesta Varsity 2018
Psa closing signups at 3pm est
(160 views, 13 replies)
Today 08:00 AM
[FF]: [OFF] Fall Fiesta JV
PSA closing signups at 3pm est
(139 views, 11 replies)
Today 07:54 AM
Why I love OCCRA
Rich, Thanks for the great write-up and I am glad to hear that you and your students are enjoying the new game challenge. I look forward to seeing their robot in just a few days. I have been on...
(500 views, 3 replies)
Today 07:31 AM
Hi Akash, Replying in the open because you asked, and because you're not the only one. I am not the proposal author, and I only consulted technically on some of the details. The full proposal...
(694 views, 9 replies)
Today 07:05 AM
CNC Routers for FRC Robotics
I can't comment on radiused tooling for contouring. I do use helical plunges/helical boring all the time on my router. It seems to cut more smoothly and evacuate chips more effectively than a...
(84,916 views, 353 replies)
Today 06:53 AM
What was your 2018 Greatest Success?
Personally I think our team's greatest success happened during the south florida regional where we took a heavy fall during a qual that severely deformed our wrist, which we hadn't made a spare part...
(6,165 views, 61 replies)
Today 12:40 AM
FRC Championships Power Rank
So you're telling me that we're 2.6% of a 254? I'll take it
(1,328 views, 11 replies)
Yesterday 11:25 PM
New items for 2019 season
That would be correct. Also: 2016 tower openings, 2017 gears, 2018 power cubes on occasion... pretty much if you can see it in a bright or reflective color you have a chance to track it.
(1,349 views, 14 replies)
Yesterday 11:17 PM
So, don't do this ...
Might depend somewhat on the event rules. In general, probably not. I can't say I recall anything specific about that sort of situation offhand. (Though tiredness is setting in, courtesy of one of...
(966 views, 7 replies)
Yesterday 10:49 PM
[FF]: [OFF]: Battle at the Border 2018
1. Hailey.faiella 2. nomythicalbeast 3. SPang 4. tmpoles 5. drwhorx 6. BrennanB 7. pchild 8. saikiranra 9. Attention 10. Abbymarie
(155 views, 11 replies)