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Today 02:02 PM
Build a bot, scrap a bot; build two, scrap two or one?
We build 2 robots. The practice bot usually gets torn down to the chassis in the summer, but the main bot is kept around longer. This year we built a new robot using the chassis from the practice...
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Today 01:41 PM
pic: Flipped NEO AM14U3
Well how about that, learn something new every day. Great tips.
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Today 01:39 PM
As a candidate, our Governor-elect listed several key issues on her website. Two of them are directly related to the vision and mission of FIRST.
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Today 01:35 PM
FIRST Choice - What are you getting?
Yup, same list when I was the "buyer", but that never left any points for round 2.
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Today 01:24 PM
Nintendo Switch Control Input
Just reached out to the creator of DS on android. We will see what he has to say.
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Today 01:17 PM
pic: Introducing MKCad, the Onshape FRC Parts Library
Yes. What you want to do is create a “Label” that you add to the correct documents. Then this label will show up in the “Other Documents” tab when you’re inserting them.
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Today 01:06 PM
Preseason Stocking Up on Materials
I more or less said the same thing to someone in a rep. If you can hit 20:1 and 100:1, that gets you things that spin at about 1000 RPM (RedLine/775pro) like intakes and shooters, and things that...
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Today 01:05 PM
goto first new post broken with Chrome on Windows?
Nope. Desktop only.
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Today 12:57 PM
I have yet to be convinced that the Astro 1423 is not the correct answer. Very smooth, very durable, the cup holds spent mandrels, and at $27 it's insanely affordable. The last two teams I've been...
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Today 12:51 PM
"The level playing field" in FIRST
Did you know it's not illegal to bring something up relevant to a given discussion even after it's been discussed before?
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Today 12:18 PM
pic: 3 NEO Low Profile Reverse Mount Gearbox
Yeah I'm guessing this would be necessary for your application with the new motors. I say that because there is a snap ring groove at the base of the neo output shaft.
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Today 11:31 AM
Programming Mechanisms Right
^^^ This - measure what you need to measure, preferably through the fewest number of proxy stages. Another sensor type to keep in mind is the absolute encoder. This is used for continuous rotating...
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Today 10:12 AM
6 NEO "outside-in", WCD, AWD drivetrain sketch
We ran a Four-CIM SSCG drive on our 2016 robot and had zero issues, I would not hesitate to run the SSCG in this configuration. Wow, a really excellent idea! I love this design.
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Today 10:03 AM
CD's Unofficial Caption Contest #749
The look when you forget your team hat at home.
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Today 10:02 AM
2019 Game Speculation
Every team is going to receive a Boeing CST-100 (and it's launch vehicle) in their KOP to launch them and their robot into space, where they will then have to orbit to and dock with stations located...
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Today 10:02 AM
Help Send Afghan All-Girls Robotics Team to USA!
We have already been through FIRST HQ and FIRST in Texas to figure this out, and all the proper procedures have been completed. They are relocating to our address, as they will be working in our lab,...
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Today 09:15 AM
pic: 1918 Swerve module concept using Rev NEO
May I present to you two-time back-to-back world champions 2767, Stryke Force, and their battle-tested 2-wheel swerve module: Stryke Force 2017 Swerve Edit: To be clear, there is most definitely...
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Today 08:35 AM
pic: NEO in wheel swerve concept
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Today 08:34 AM
pic: Over-Tube-Gearbox (Yet Another Neo Transmission)
Why shift at all with the power that NEOs should provide? The general torque/speed curves of a brushless motor pretty much make shifting pointless. Also, I feel like playing defense in 2018-2019 is...
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Today 08:34 AM
Significant Change coming to FRC (in 2020)
And 17 teams cannot fill a standard playoff bracket, so it's obviously not full.
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