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Today 12:38 PM
Burnout and Preseason
Shoot me a PM. Let's find you some local mentors on other teams to reach out to and help you.
(534 views, 9 replies)
Today 12:33 PM
FRC Blog - 2019 Motor Controllers and MXP
That's quite fair. I see potential in the REV controllers. It's still a sensible decision to not rely completely on the REV motor controllers for the next season. I will certainly be checking it out...
(9,148 views, 96 replies)
Today 12:32 PM
Just looking at the code, I wonder why you're negating the left and right inputs and setting those motor controllers as not inverted. It is cleaner to use inverted to do the negation. Double...
(94 views, 4 replies)
Today 11:59 AM
2018 JUMPSTART Training Event
We are currently at 29 teams and 631 attendees registered. We will have to cap this event for 2018 at 800. Here is the most current list of registered teams: 2177 2239 3023 3100 3102 3134
(712 views, 6 replies)
Today 11:30 AM
CAD File Not Printing Correctly?
Hi all! I wanted to let everyone know that after I edited the CAD file, the robot part printed fine. Here is a picture if you were interested: https://imgur.com/gallery/7Ydli2d Thanks!
(298 views, 7 replies)
Today 11:02 AM
Significant Change coming to FRC (in 2020)
That's... Wait. 100% accurate. And something that a LOT of people don't understand. *checks out the window to see if there's any airborne pigs*
(33,240 views, 227 replies)
Today 10:56 AM
3x NEO Gearbox
If you do that, please at least leave the part where the wires connect to the motor, that way when people are designing gearboxes they don't inadvertently design the wire outputs into impossible...
(242 views, 3 replies)
Today 10:56 AM
It's Official - No More Stop Build Day! (In 2020)
I haven’t been able to keep up with the whole conversation (bad time to travel!), so I’m just going to post my thoughts without any attention to what’s been said on the topic prior...
(27,255 views, 245 replies)
Today 10:50 AM
WOW District Parody Video contest
Link is broken, but typing it manually seems to work.
(155 views, 1 replies)
Today 10:49 AM
C# is Open Source. Is Anyone Using it?
I vote stick with Java. Industry is full of choosing languages and infrastructure because they're officially/best supported. In this case, Java and C++ are the only officially supported languages...
(380 views, 6 replies)
Today 10:33 AM
2nd robot survey
This exactly. The amount of wear our comp bot already receives is severe and by the end of the season our practice bot gets so much work it's basically done. I can't imaging what how one bot could...
(2,184 views, 24 replies)
Today 09:53 AM
Our team does a board but it needs to rebuilt for this year. I'd like to setup a couple hours sometime in December for training our students doing this but more would be welcome to join. I'd...
(243 views, 3 replies)
Today 08:19 AM
Which Markforged to get?
We were able to work out a discount (10%, I think) with the vendor we bought our Mark II from. We're coming up on a year with our printer, and we've gone through almost 4 spools of filament and maybe...
(1,257 views, 7 replies)
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...
(4,078 views, 22 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...
(750 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...
(165 views, 2 replies)
Yesterday 10:06 PM
[FF]: [OFF] Minne Mini Tier 2
(347 views, 36 replies)
Yesterday 10:03 PM
[FF]: [OFF] Minne Mini Tier 1
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(223 views, 17 replies)
Yesterday 09:40 PM
just me or is the new lambo ugly
There is something odd in that car design.
(868 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...
(639 views, 10 replies)