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Today 04:59 PM
[FF]: [OFF] Big Bang 2018
1. tmpoles 2. Golfer4646 3. pchild 4. PrathikM 5. Hitchhiker 42 6. BrennanB 7. Brian Maher 8. saikiranra 9. Kingthefirst 10. mman1506
(156 views, 11 replies)
Today 03:46 PM
Should colleges recruit FIRST students
Alrighty, you guys have proven your point. I'm wrong. I still think wgorgen has a point, even if the 50% number is misguided.
(3,251 views, 45 replies)
Today 03:18 PM
Class of 2018, Where are you applying?
Just for fun and as a warning to the class of 2019 I applied to: Stanford - Rejected MIT - Rejected Carnegie Mellon - Waitlisted Princeton - Rejected Harvard - Rejected
(12,553 views, 81 replies)
Today 02:52 PM
Trivia Night is back & IRI History w/ Andy Baker!
One of the trivia questions for tonight: Which region was second to go to districts? Good luck and see you tonight at 8:30pm eastern for this category! https://www.twitch.tv/firstupdatesnow
(611 views, 1 replies)
Today 01:58 PM
BIG BANG! 2018
1481 The Riveters, and if you're willing to play along, 1482 Ghosts.
(5,128 views, 20 replies)
Today 12:26 PM
You are welcome. Isn't CD amazing! -Hugh
(1,137 views, 4 replies)
Today 12:17 PM
CoF is a great point. Testing with parts on my desk, anodized 6061 to plan 6061 has a CoF of about 0.5. Certainly not as good as unanodized aluminum, by a big margin, but around 2x better than...
(1,325 views, 20 replies)
Today 10:54 AM
Is it worth it to opt out of the KOP chassis for a low resource team?
Absolutely - we ran into this some this season as well. Week 6 rolls around and everyone is exhausted, people skip a meeting here and there & there are less hands to accomplish what needs to be done....
(5,533 views, 65 replies)
Today 10:23 AM
Advantages of a west coast drive....
Iíll add that using a WCD can easily let you do things like flipped gearboxes and chain-in-tube, which can give you a thinner profile and more space in the center of the robot. That can be very...
(769 views, 10 replies)
Today 09:57 AM
All WOWnd Up : Headed to That State Up North
Hereís a comparison of where teams were predicted to be picked by All_WOWnd_Up and where they were actually...
(763 views, 5 replies)
Today 09:02 AM
A Comparison of Streaks: 1678 and 177
This comes down to better, more intricate robots (1678) vs. the better streak of 177. Everyone loves a Cinderella story, and 177 delivered that to the FRC community 6 years running. Super...
(2,355 views, 14 replies)
Today 07:40 AM
Grasshopper End Mill Giveaway
I'm going to stop taking new requests at the end of today so that we can get things shipped by the end of the week. We're at 59 requests confirmed through PayPal right now!
(2,044 views, 11 replies)
Today 06:58 AM
2018 Hudson Valley Rally Offseason (New Location: Brooklyn, NY)
As of right now, yes. Also here is an updated team list: 354 G-House Pirates 806 Brooklyn Blacksmiths 4571 Rambots
(639 views, 4 replies)
Today 02:39 AM
Creo 4.0 Render Test
The biggest reason is that I use Creo in my day job. It works fine for robotics - the students pick it up quickly.
(188 views, 2 replies)
Today 12:36 AM
That was just columns 1-4. The fifth column was Matt. Nobody knows who the sixth column might be...
(2,012 views, 17 replies)
Yesterday 10:10 PM
Istanbul, not Constantinople.
FWIW, I've found that "Swinging on a Star" can chase out any lesser, more annoying earworm, and it's so positive that I sometimes miss it when it fades and I'll start it up again.
(3,814 views, 15 replies)
Yesterday 08:09 PM
FRC Steamworks Super Unofficial Video Game
im looking forward to it
(37,552 views, 227 replies)
Yesterday 07:35 PM
Gearing of Swerve Drive
Looks like my memory isn't the best right now. We used 2.5" Colson wheels, my mistake. When I get home I'll add some images of the modules, and try to link our gearing sheet. Our team also has a...
(817 views, 13 replies)