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Today 12:46 AM
33 The Killer Bees - 2018 Swerve Module
Interesting the 64 tooth gear was printed. Very cool. Was the gear driving it also printed? If not, were there any wear issues caused by the two different meshing materials? Was there any type of...
(3,928 views, 22 replies)
Today 12:43 AM
Which Markforged to get?
We just got the green light to obtain a Markforged Onyx! I already have a sales contact from when I requested samples - getting ready to send an email. Question to Markforged-using teams: Is there...
(1,082 views, 6 replies)
Today 12:10 AM
C# is Open Source. Is Anyone Using it?
^^ ^^ What Nick said two posts up. In any case, what did you mean by your second sentence, in particular "once they reach the business world"? This is exactly when it is almost always more cost...
(266 views, 5 replies)
Yesterday 11:59 PM
First, a few sanity checks: Are all the ports on your manifold covered, either with a solenoid valve or a blank cover plate? Are all of the outputs from the manifold covered, either with a tube or...
(53 views, 1 replies)
Yesterday 11:37 PM
No Bag and Tag vs. Event volunteers
Exactly, FIRST is not mandating anything here. Teams can still do whatever teams want to do. If your team didn't work on iterating the robot design after 6.37594 weeks of build time (before the...
(553 views, 12 replies)
Yesterday 10:47 PM
Using srx mag encoder with wcp ss 3 cim gearbox.
There is a kit to mount the encoder to the output of the gearbox between the second and third stage. You will need both the SRX kit and Ball shifter Kit. If your goal is to get it on the wheel axle...
(155 views, 2 replies)
Yesterday 10:06 PM
[FF]: [OFF] Minne Mini Tier 2
(338 views, 36 replies)
Yesterday 10:03 PM
[FF]: [OFF] Minne Mini Tier 1
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(219 views, 17 replies)
Yesterday 09:40 PM
just me or is the new lambo ugly
There is something odd in that car design.
(862 views, 22 replies)
Yesterday 09:24 PM
McMaster-Carr supplying to international teams
McMaster sold goods without promptly disclosing so to the UAE, Saudi Arabia, Oman, Qatar, and Kuwait which does not comply with US export law (selling things to countries boycotting Israel). They...
(573 views, 10 replies)
Yesterday 09:10 PM
Using Old Componeents to Build Personal Robot at Home
So wait, Is there a RaspPi based robot-controller emulator running around somewhere? I'd be very interested in that.
(3,509 views, 25 replies)
Yesterday 08:44 PM
Blockading Rule Reform
Thanks for the match video. I think the original points stand. The facts seem to be that there are very very few examples of teams playing lock down defense on a robot preventing a team from scoring...
(4,835 views, 62 replies)
Yesterday 08:40 PM
2nd robot survey
Don't have a second robot. Don't have the students or mentor man power for it. We do build 2 bots but we have 2 teams for now. We usually have a old kit bot chassis laying around we can power up.
(1,999 views, 22 replies)
Yesterday 08:09 PM
This will probably help: https://www.thecompassallian ce.org/pneumatics
(165 views, 2 replies)
FTC Team 14934
Yesterday 07:59 PM
[FTC]: Launching and Climbing
For you to earn points for climbing, do you have to start by landing?
(52 views, 0 replies)
Yesterday 07:12 PM
CD's Unofficial Caption Contest #749
And in FLL, our competition season is better because we don't need to worry about Stop Build Day. They're doing what now?
(121 views, 9 replies)
Yesterday 06:19 PM
Troubleshooting Precision Potentiometer (am-2619)
Can you post a picture of how the potentiometer is wired. There should be no need to manually calibrate it if it is wired correctly.
(156 views, 1 replies)
Yesterday 05:58 PM
Class of 2019, where are you applying?
Current List Air Force Academy Purdue University of Texas Texas A&M Oklahoma State University Arizona State University Embry-Riddle Prescott Virginia Tech
(8,843 views, 96 replies)
Yesterday 05:43 PM
3CIM Non-shifting Gearbox
A bit pricey, but it looks like Boca has them. Also, a recent hex bore thread.
(450 views, 8 replies)
Yesterday 05:31 PM
how to drive 1/2" hex shafts with a drill?
For those without access to a lathe, but want to secure a shaft, just buy a 1/2" nut driver that fits your drill, slot the socket by sawing parallel to the axis with a band saw or hack saw, and use a...
(1,215 views, 17 replies)