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Today 04:44 PM
Westcoast Drive bearing + axle retention
We used bolts last season and ran into a problem: The wood frame of one of our bumpers was slightly pressed against a bolt. Over the course of several matches, there was enough friction to actually...
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Today 04:14 PM
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Today 03:36 PM
[Java] GRIP Vision help?!
Okay -- Thank you so much to you both! I was able to get it to a point where the vision thread would run and continue to loop; but now I think it's an issue with the pipeline. No values are...
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Today 03:33 PM
vex planetary assembly problems
Thanks. I see that now on the V2 manual. We've been looking at the V1 manual all this time...
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Today 03:14 PM
Any word on when STIMS will be open?
Besides late September is there any word on when STIMS will be open. We are having our informational night on Monday. One would think the last week of September would qualify as "Late September".
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Today 03:11 PM
Recent Trend In Game Themes
This one. I would bet that 75% of the U.S. either played video games, played arcade games, or is at least familiar with the concept and/or some of the characters. Particularly when you refer to some...
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Today 02:40 PM
FIRST marketplace sale
$20 hat, $20 shipping! WHAT A DEAL
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Today 02:21 PM
CD's Unofficial Caption Contest #689
Moments before a freak accident involving a prehistoric animal and a human nose! Judging by the blood, this was not the first instance of such an event.
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Today 02:09 PM
Showdown at the Shore
Yeah, I'm a little jealous of the poster.
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Today 01:44 PM
Ground Gear Intake bottom plate
We riveted 0.040in/1mm HDPE sheet to ours, with the coil bow 'frowning.' Worked like a charm.
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Today 12:55 PM
The rules have been updated to 1.11. Just a small addition to the "Bunnies and Setup" section. We never said you couldn't do this but we never made it clear you could either. "Once the one minute...
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Today 12:48 PM
New 1200mm LIDAR -- VL53L0X
You know what, I will make more test. Just as I was writing the reply, I remembered something I saw. I'm using a logic analyzer on SDA and SCL. The problem I saw is that the module always responded...
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Today 12:34 PM
Gryffingear presents: Nagini - Offseason 2017
Sure! Haven't been able to do the full teardown, but here's what we found after a quick post-event inspection: This picture shows all the damage the gearbox sustained after 14...
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Today 11:09 AM
Immediately followed by this URL? https://aws.amazon.com/government-education/nonprofits/ In a serious note, there are now a handful more Chinese teams, a new US team, and another Romanian team.
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Today 10:45 AM
Design Review to Mentors
Asking "why did you chose to to do ..." or "why did you choose to do ... instead of ..." or "what other options did you consider?" are perfectly acceptable and hits your concern bang on the head and...
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Today 10:40 AM
AndyMark Swerve & Steer: Feedback?
It was more of a QOL change than a functional one. :P
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Today 10:34 AM
Motion Profiling Problems
If your motion profile is only getting you 50% of the way there, you should be tuning that. I would *highly* recommend setting up a system to allow you to graph the distance/time of both the real...
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Today 10:15 AM
[FRC Blog] 2018 Beta Testing and 2017 Usage Reporting
I made a chart of language use by rookie year. Just eyeballing it, I doubt that any of the trends are statistically significant, but I figured I'd share the results to save others the trouble of...
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Today 10:09 AM
[FF]: 2018 Season Long Fantasy FIRST
Let's put it this way: I don't put any limits on how early any given draft opens for picking... I'll probably restrict the waiver drafts a little bit, though.
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Today 08:42 AM
Include referenced libraries in github commit
Another bump for GradleRIO. The combination of custom arguments and multi-project setup was a gamechanger. Now the display kids can go nuts with 3rd-party libraries and use the same common libraries...
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