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Today 09:15 PM
Intake Bands - what are they called and where do I buy them
I would recommend ABS or better. We outsourced some pulley printing to a nearby college campus printer in 2017 and the cheaper PLA they used ground down and broke within a day of use. For flat belt...
(805 views, 9 replies)
Today 08:54 PM
Pneumatic System Help
Also, just to ensure the code is correct, would one of you guys mind looking at it if I post it?
(1,196 views, 35 replies)
Today 08:47 PM
BAN the person above you!
Banned for being from Upstate New Amsterdam.
(282,500 views, 3,718 replies)
Today 08:40 PM
Robotics Merit Badge : How do you teach it
One of the pioneers of the Robotics badge already commented in this thread too, if I'm not mistaken on my boy scout and robotics history :p
(438 views, 9 replies)
Today 08:08 PM
Tonight: IRI vs. Chezy Champs Debate w/FRC254 Pat Fairbank
If you arent using the app youre doing it wrong.
(1,567 views, 17 replies)
Today 06:52 PM
Alpha release of Visual Studio Code for FRC C++ and Java
The DriverStationSim class has a way to set joystick values. No explicit class for that, but the functionality is there and you could create a class to do it.
(11,237 views, 97 replies)
Today 06:16 PM
Bumper Frames - Are They Legal?
As vexing as this was, since we have never needed to elevate something before, and he had us doubting ourself. We figured it was quicker and surer to just make him happy. I am not certain what was...
(4,883 views, 73 replies)
Today 06:13 PM
Motion Profile Generator + Jaci's Pathfinding
Hi, so there are a few comments that I want to make. Firstly, I see that you put your following code in autonomous periodic. The problem with that is looking through your csv file I see that the dt...
(139 views, 1 replies)
Today 04:29 PM
Rah Cha Cha Ruckus 2018
We have added a few second entry teams to fill out the Rah Cha Cha Ruckus roster! 191 222 291 340 378 578 639
(4,914 views, 34 replies)
Today 04:22 PM
[FRC Blog] Pool Noodles for the 2017 Season
There is a more recent blog on noodles for the 2019 season. The question was asked about the definition of 2-1/2 nominal on the blog. The answer was a bit murky. :] (there is a 5 page discussion on...
(10,329 views, 56 replies)
Today 03:29 PM
[FF]: [OFF] Chezy Champs Sign up Thread 2018
1. BrennanB 2. tmpoles 3. pchild 4. nomythicalbeast 5. Stryker 6. Caleb Sykes 7. SenpaiYoshi 8. ThatSoftwareGuy 9. abbymarie 10. SPang
(639 views, 31 replies)
Today 03:26 PM
pic: Swerve Module, 2910 Off Season
Ah thanks. haha there's only one other place I've heard of that Lakeshore Carbide: NYCCNC? And that fixture sounds awesome. Is that something you made? I hope I'm not straying too far from the...
(14,664 views, 60 replies)
Today 02:51 PM
Collar clamps slip loose, alternative options?
It really depends on the design of the part, the style of print, the quality of material, and the load being applied to the part. An encoder gear for example definitely does not need to be 100% fill,...
(1,552 views, 35 replies)
Today 02:39 PM
pic: Average Travel Distance for FRC Teams to US
Not just proximity. Airport Airport round trip costs are very odd. Some airports are extremely expensive some dirt cheap. The FAA publishes data for this but it's not the easiest thing to work with....
(1,795 views, 22 replies)
Today 12:57 PM
Please help 1729 win a donation by voting (quick!)
917-338 with three days left
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Today 11:56 AM
Call for updates - Driver Station Best Practices
Bah, nvm. We set the power settings at the competition rather than before the competition. Looks like the doc has laptop power settings covered in the pre-competition section.
(1,090 views, 12 replies)
Today 10:46 AM
Talon SR Datasheet
The output MOSFETs on CTRE controllers are discrete but they do use a integrated gate driver (Allegro A4957 in the Talon SRX) and a microcontroller intended for motor control (dsPIC33EP64MC504 in the...
(560 views, 8 replies)
Today 10:32 AM
#FuelTheMission - Live show at 7pm ET with Giveaways!
Hey Volunteers (and potential volunteers!), Tonight at 7pm ET on the FIRST Twitch channel (twitch.tv/firstinspires) we'll be kicking off the 2019 volunteering season: #FuelTheMission! Stop by to...
(219 views, 0 replies)
Today 09:05 AM
What bits to use for cnc and what speeds and feeds to run at
We have been using the 4mm option from WCP and absolutely love it. Started off with Onsrud (I believe the 63-620), but made the switch for cost reasons and have been very satisfied. I don't have our...
(820 views, 12 replies)
Today 07:52 AM
pic: 4587 Flat 3 Mini CIM Gearbox (Cheesy Spoof)
This is fantastic. Thanks for sharing!
(2,614 views, 17 replies)