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Today 02:58 PM
CNC Routers for FRC Robotics
It is the only thing 1678 uses for our endmills, deals with side-loads just fine. For drilling we use cheap 1/2" shank Jacob's chucks in place of the ER16 collet holders.
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Today 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...
(1,806 views, 32 replies)
Today 02:39 PM
Stall testing 775 Pro, surprisingly poor result
Vexpro 775pro gearbox confirmed for 2019 ;)
(2,951 views, 42 replies)
Today 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...
(647 views, 7 replies)
Today 12:53 PM
F4 CADathon 5: 1st Place - Team 62: Orbit Torque CAD Release
(727 views, 4 replies)
Today 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...
(7,633 views, 109 replies)
Today 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.
(16,632 views, 63 replies)
Today 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...
(10,012 views, 56 replies)
Today 07:48 AM
It's in a different repository: https://github.com/kForth/ClooneySheetGen https://github.com/kForth/ClooneyScanner "Clooney" was written by one of our mentors who isn't on CD, so I can't help with...
(705 views, 4 replies)
Today 07:10 AM
New tool for C++ Programming for old cRIOs
I've used the Thunder tool chain for the past year in order to complete my senior project. I attempted to import code as well from past robots (to beta test my robot). I would go through the same...
(11,566 views, 47 replies)
Today 06:02 AM
The Koala Foundation: Drought Appeal
You might remember a couple months ago we launched The Koala Foundation and had space themed koala apparel for purchase to support University of Tasmania Robotics after they lost everything in...
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Yesterday 11:26 PM
Powder Coat oven setup
Something you would like to present at JUMPSTART? I know a few teams that would be very interested!
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Yesterday 11:20 PM
The official league for self-driving cars. APR.
Hi everyone, we want to make it easy for students to really embody what they’re learning. They should have access to play with cool tech without breaking the bank and squeezing a bunch of their peers...
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Yesterday 11:02 PM
How do you handle travel costs?
I just starting with a new team this past week so I don't know how this part of the team works yet. For several years in the past, my wife has organized parents to cater for the swim team when they...
(1,842 views, 15 replies)
Yesterday 10:22 PM
Alpha release of Visual Studio Code for FRC C++ and Java
It's a dark day when I have to deal with Java, but when I do, I use IntelliJ. (My team, which uses Java for the robot, also runs IntelliJ.)
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Yesterday 10:08 PM
F4 CADathon 5: 5th Place - Team 8: CADywompus CAD Release
I am pleased to present my design for the 5th Biannual F4 CADathon. I have competed in all of the previous F4 CADathons and have always had a blast. I want to thank the F4 crew, the judges, and...
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Yesterday 09:24 PM
Team 226 CADathon Release
Team 226 placed fourth, with members from team 6090. Please ask any questions or post any comments on how we could have improved. Thanks! GradCAD Partner Space Renders
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Yesterday 07:43 PM
SOLIDWORKS CAM/CAMWorks with Mach 3
After a few meetings worth of testing, I've made a post for Mach 3 that works well for us. I had to split some lines up, add G64 to enable CV mode, and change a few other things. Here it is:...
(744 views, 7 replies)
Yesterday 07:20 PM
CADathon Tonight 8:30pm ET $500 in prizes for viewers!
We're about to start with giveaways starting soon! Come join us: https://www.twitch.tv/firstupdatesnow
(482 views, 1 replies)
Yesterday 04:30 PM
Will the TalonSRX firmware work with any encoder?
We use a WAGO 233-510 mated with the AM-3495 for experiment and prototypes on our SoB (System on Board, pronounced like "Bob but with an S). The AM-3495 was designed specifically for this connector...
(290 views, 6 replies)