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Yesterday 10:43 PM
RoboZone Podcast Episode #070 - Recruiting, Fundraising, and School is Back!
Spiece is working with 314 this year?!? Oooohhhh boy... :rolleyes: In regards to a potential off-season event at SVSU, someone should tell them to get a hold of FIRST of the Great Lakes Bay Region;...
(68 views, 1 replies)
Yesterday 10:42 PM
Team 5818 Differential Swerve Drive
Whoever wants to win the argument! ... As is tradition.
(1,275 views, 17 replies)
Yesterday 10:16 PM
Pressure not rising smoothly
My personal preference on locating the gauge is at the far end of the high-pressure side of the system from the compressor: just before the regulator to low pressure. Then a second gauge on the...
(284 views, 4 replies)
Yesterday 10:11 PM
CD's Unofficial Caption Contest #736
701's new jetpack would have worked a lot better had they remembered two things: More storage of propulsive chemicals (nitrogen, oxygen, random other chemicals) Faster replenishment of said...
(33 views, 1 replies)
Yesterday 10:07 PM
New tool for C++ Programming for old cRIOs
This sounds promising. For the benefit of more people than just me I'm sure, could you possibly post here what specifically you changed in the solenoid code to get it to build correctly? Thanks!
(11,591 views, 48 replies)
Yesterday 09:36 PM
CD's Unofficial Caption Contest #735
Thank goodness camps are almost over! First place goes to: Second place goes to:
(202 views, 13 replies)
Yesterday 09:02 PM
F4 CADathon 5: 2nd Place - Team 157: Minotaur Presents: Blockade
I'm missing how the disc brake would operate, also why such a large pulley vs. a gearbox on the elevator "gearbox"/winch? Amazing robot!
(189 views, 2 replies)
Yesterday 08:40 PM
Stall testing 775 Pro, surprisingly poor result
I can't dispute that 1533 has found lightning in a bottle--teams don't often reach Einstein unless they do. That said, there are teams that have found plenty of applications for 775-class motors,...
(3,360 views, 48 replies)
Yesterday 07:24 PM
Team 254 Presents: Lockdown Technical Binder 2018
We took your advice and added 0.05" to all our belt C-C's in the intake and also made room for 1/16 hex spacers between the wheels and the bearings and it seems to have fixed the issue. Thank you...
(15,623 views, 77 replies)
Yesterday 07:13 PM
FUNalysis Tonight 8:30pm 71 & 254
FUNalysis is about to start! Come join is https://www.twitch.tv/firstupdatesnow
(604 views, 7 replies)
Yesterday 07:04 PM
pic: baby bot v2 final
Looks like the closest a robot has come to being intake'd since Tumbleweed. How are you making the claw pivot in and out? It looks like a belt or simplified chain run, but I'm trying to get better...
(136 views, 1 replies)
Yesterday 04:38 PM
NY Tech Valley Robot Rumble 2018
It's only August and we only have 1 space left!! It's incredible how much this event has grown from just 13 in our first year! Updated Team List (23/24 available spots): Team 20 (x2): The...
(559 views, 5 replies)
Yesterday 04:31 PM
Off-Season Battery Cart Design
From a look at this cart, I have a suggestion.. Biggest issue I see with this design is the caster location. These are laid out in a similar fashion as the cart from Andy Mark P/N am-2797... Last...
(497 views, 19 replies)
Yesterday 04:05 PM
Vision on a Pi
There are some nuances in the definition of "real time" - Often times, people mean "really fast" or "low lag". And although these go together, the more specific definition I lean toward is...
(1,253 views, 25 replies)
Yesterday 02:42 PM
How about something like this? http://www.grifiti.com/band-joes.html One of our FTC teams used it a couple of years ago for transferring plastic balls to a shooter (but ended up using surgical...
(1,882 views, 32 replies)
Yesterday 01:29 PM
Vex Configurable Parts in Onshape!
I'm working closely with the MKCad team to get these configurable files integrated as part of that library. We feel like it is in the best interest of the FRC Community that we have a single place to...
(663 views, 7 replies)
Yesterday 12:53 PM
F4 CADathon 5: 1st Place - Team 62: Orbit Torque CAD Release
(822 views, 4 replies)
Yesterday 12:52 PM
Team Name Mishaps
The regional winners screen during the awards ceremony of the 2015 Utah Regional said my former team was 1619: Up-A-Crek Robotics from Longmont, California. FUN also seems to think they're from Texas...
(7,741 views, 109 replies)
Yesterday 10:19 AM
Chezy Champs 2018
The team list on TBA is up to date. We'll update it there if we have any drop-outs between now and the event - there are a few teams that are still figuring out logistics.
(16,768 views, 63 replies)
Yesterday 07:49 AM
Grasshopper End Mill Giveaway
What Cory said, plus an additional de-rate for power. We bogged our PCNC 1100 in aluminum, and the 770 has even less power. The mills are way more tool than many similar-sized CNCs can take complete...
(10,064 views, 56 replies)