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Today 03:51 PM
Here's a chart of the team distribution as Districts have seceded from the Regional system. Regional numbers have held relatively steady against the large withdrawals of district teams, so just...
(35,344 views, 211 replies)
Today 02:43 PM
Team 973 Signing Off
I wouldn’t have it any other way.
(14,710 views, 112 replies)
Today 01:14 PM
paper: Roboting: A Guide for Total Noobs
Thanks for the kind words! I am currently working on revisions and added content with a drop dead release date of Monday, December 10. The current version is essentially unfinished, not to mention...
(3,566 views, 40 replies)
Today 01:10 PM
Are you sure you want a laptop? You will get a lot more for your money out of a desktop.
(162 views, 3 replies)
Today 12:47 PM
New Hardware Support?
The Spark MAX will definitely be supported for PWM -- that's super simple. I haven't seen their API for anything advanced yet, but if it's not terrible and weird it will probably be supportable.
(356 views, 7 replies)
Today 12:24 PM
pic: Over-Tube-Gearbox (Yet Another Neo Transmission)
Would you use this with a 5mm or 3mm belt?
(359 views, 1 replies)
Today 11:09 AM
2018 Alliance Selection Results
1) won, 3) finalist
(62,489 views, 217 replies)
Today 10:26 AM
How many times did your team tip over?
0 tips on the field. Surprising because our intake/second stage assembly was 30 pounds, and we had a 6 pound steel bar at the top of our first stage.
(1,795 views, 30 replies)
Today 10:09 AM
33 The Killer Bees - 2018 Swerve Module
The driving gear was a 44T VEX aluminum gear. No lubricant of any kind between the 44T aluminum gear and the 64T printed gear. We had no issues; there was even plenty of carpet gunk that got in the...
(4,586 views, 23 replies)
Today 03:54 AM
Powering a "Test Bench" bot with a plug.
As I always say, "if you can't be a good example, be a powerful warning."
(1,487 views, 19 replies)
Today 02:53 AM
Bagging your robot in 18.36 seconds
I think some ocean water will work, don't you?
(2,731 views, 25 replies)
Today 12:20 AM
pic: NEO Gearbox Concept
How well did it perform?
(858 views, 7 replies)
Today 12:06 AM
how to drive 1/2" hex shafts with a drill?
All of these will work, but my #1 goto is a 1/2" socket and a converter from the socket square to hex is what I use consistently
(1,384 views, 18 replies)
Yesterday 07:45 PM
3 Scale Cube Auto Club #3SCAC
We tipped a couple of times at an offseason but never in season. We added a kickstand following that offseason.
(17,436 views, 87 replies)
Yesterday 07:29 PM
How does your school categorized your FIRST team?
Recognizes us as a varsity sport due to the time we put in. We put in almost the same time if not more than sports team vs a usual extracurricular such as key club. So we do get all the perks that...
(1,501 views, 28 replies)
Yesterday 07:21 PM
How do I get started with coding a robot?
Not sure what you mean by "get started". FRC has a fairly good step by step that "should" get a basic bot moving using Command or Iteritive Robot Sample code. FRC Resources: ...
(176 views, 3 replies)
Yesterday 05:56 PM
pic: NEO in wheel swerve concept
You can get the bearings for far cheaper (around $20-30) from China directly.
(584 views, 6 replies)
Yesterday 05:55 PM
Ways to organize a new community team?
We (Apple Pi) have been a 4H team for many years. They provide us with both insurance and 501c3 status at very little cost to us. They have also provided an awesome link to the agricultural...
(262 views, 1 replies)