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Today 07:07 AM
"The level playing field" in FIRST
I'm not a fan of the new rule. Yes, it will level the playing field after a couple of years. It will do so by establishing a level of play, and a level of work needed to attain it, that prospective...
(1,846 views, 30 replies)
Today 06:36 AM
Aerial Assault - The Robot Card Game
We have a few copies of Aerial Assault - The Robot Card Game based on FRC available on Amazon. The price has dropped to $12.99 or $19.99. This makes a great holiday gift for anyone involved with...
(13,679 views, 43 replies)
Today 06:32 AM
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Today 02:54 AM
[FRC Blog] Stop Build Day in 2019 and 2020
Our team is pretty "middle of the pack". In 11 seasons, we've never won a regional, or even been a finalist. We've only won ONE technical award (unless you count creativity, which I don't, or EI,...
(1,051 views, 10 replies)
Today 12:21 AM
just me or is the new lambo ugly
Frankly, I think that one resembles a different fish. https://static.simpsonswiki. com/images/7/7a/Blinky.png If you painted it orange, it would be uncanny.
(764 views, 18 replies)
Yesterday 10:39 PM
[FF]: 2019 Season Long Fantasy FIRST
1. Falcon (EricH) 2. 1.21 GW (Hailey.faiella, SnapDragon, Attention,Cobbie, SenpaiYoshi) 3. Questionable Decisionmakers (Brian Maher, TDav540, saikiranra, Kellen Hill) 4. The Breakfast Company...
(3,983 views, 66 replies)
Yesterday 10:15 PM
FTC/FRC controller assignment sheet.
A programmer from our FTC team, 12255, made this image and we thought it may be helpful for other teams.https://drive.google.com/file/d/1yMQAg4N45IbiLau9x0L 4m4GorP-CWnWh/view?usp=sharing
(85 views, 0 replies)
Yesterday 10:09 PM
[FRC Blog] FIRST TV Episode and New DLC Pack
Nope, per the 2017 Manual, you could use your withholding allowance either at the RAP or at competition, or both, as long as it was under 30 lb. I pointed out that you could add and test in the...
(2,550 views, 18 replies)
Yesterday 09:51 PM
CD's Unofficial Caption Contest #748
After the week I've had, I needed this. :) This one was tough to judge! First place goes to: Second place goes to:
(372 views, 19 replies)
Yesterday 09:24 PM
If you're looking for unique, go ahead and check out 971. They're always pushing the envelope on wild and wacky (and incredibly successful) in the FRC world. This year, for example, they had their...
(351 views, 2 replies)
Yesterday 09:15 PM
FIRES Scouting App
Does it double check scouting data from other teams at the same competition? I love the idea of being able to look at other team's scouting data, in order to ensure accurate data & some teams no...
(6,029 views, 33 replies)
Yesterday 09:06 PM
How to Paint Aluminum
Sometimes looking outside the box pays off! We drop off our parts after the present day's meeting and pick them up before the next days meeting, Zero lost build time. I haven't heard anything on...
(1,234 views, 17 replies)
Yesterday 08:36 PM
FindRobotParts.com Updates (Programming Resources and MXP Boards)
We have been busy updating the FindRobotParts.com website with new parts and section. The new sections we have added are MXP Boards and Programming Resources. We are also in the process of updating...
(132 views, 0 replies)
Yesterday 07:44 PM
2019 NASA Grants announced
Huge thanks to NASA for picking us as a sustainability grant team .
(668 views, 5 replies)
Yesterday 07:35 PM
paper: Stop the Stop Build
Bumping this thread for pertinence regarding 2020 season
(18,620 views, 100 replies)
Yesterday 07:15 PM
Significant Change coming to FRC (in 2020)
i would have never guessed https://media.giphy.com/media/6nWhy3ulBL7GSCvKw6/giphy.gif
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Yesterday 06:52 PM
how to drive 1/2" hex shafts with a drill?
We didnít like having to turn down every shaft we used, so we made a one-time tool for every time. Itís just a short hex shaft which has been turned down on the end with a 2Ē spacer in the hex end....
(934 views, 12 replies)
Yesterday 06:43 PM
New AndyMark Website
Thanks for the feedback! We do miss our tables, but that doesn't mean we won't bring them back. Looking at how to do it way better than the workarounds we had to do with Volusion. If anyone is...
(3,096 views, 41 replies)
Yesterday 06:28 PM
Potential Battery Charger(s)?
If you have only 3-4 viable batteries and get a few more new ones for the 2019 competition season, you might want chargers that are capable of charging at the 6 A limit. Otherwise, the batteries...
(368 views, 7 replies)
Yesterday 04:05 PM
Hex Bearing Out of Stock
Strange that they let me put in in the cart. A bit pricey, but Boca has them. $7.81 each for quantity 50-99.
(447 views, 3 replies)