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Today 03:55 PM
pic: FRC 1293 New Pit Structure (WIP)
We use a very similar setup aside from our bench having a fold out table top for our drill press, band saw, and vise. This gives us double the table space and removes the need for the provided "work...
(369 views, 7 replies)
Today 03:24 PM
Versaplanetary Vs 57 Sport
I agree that the cannon ball would obliterate the gearbox, but I disagree on the point of filming it. Everything can be made to look cooler with slow motion photography. I use a 4 inch thick steel...
(4,037 views, 50 replies)
Today 03:19 PM
"The level playing field" in FIRST
While a good point over all, and while I agree with what you are saying, allow me to play devils advocate for sake of argument. Better teams tend to be in highly populated areas because of the fact...
(16,452 views, 168 replies)
Today 03:06 PM
[FF]: [SLFF] Greater Kansas City Tier 2
Times enforced at 9 EST, lists over Chief Delphi, you know the drill. The Good Attempt 9:00 9:37 9:39 Salty Spitoon 9:03 9:35 9:41 QwEST ...
(16 views, 0 replies)
Today 03:05 PM
What communication platform does your FRC team use?
Nobody here has said Google hangouts yet so ill throw it out there. Its free, integrated with google, and all you really need to do is to make sure to keep the right people in the different groups....
(1,381 views, 39 replies)
Today 03:01 PM
CNC Routers for FRC Robotics
Ugh, yeah, sadly there's no way I could fit the 2HP one in there. I'll take a look at the 1HP.
(102,159 views, 434 replies)
Today 02:39 PM
paper: FRC Powder Coating Guide - Spectrum 3847
Great stuff and so timely for our teams! We're stepping up the robot design and construction rigor this season. It will be our first time to powdercoat our two team's robots. Thanks!
(205 views, 1 replies)
Today 02:38 PM
Looking for PNW Host for FUN
We have an additional opening for a Region Recap host and are looking for someone from the PNW area to be a strong representative. Here's some information on the type of person we are looking...
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Today 02:35 PM
CD's Unofficial Caption Contest #753
As the students focused on the big machine, they hadn't noticed the third student inadvertently impaling himself on the tooling.
(206 views, 13 replies)
Today 02:31 PM
Potential Battery Charger(s)?
John, your logic is accurate, but there are inefficiencies in the discharge and charge processes that might add (remove?) 20% on both sides of the calculation. Further... With lead-acid chemistry,...
(827 views, 11 replies)
Today 12:53 PM
It is cool that you have included the pneumatic system on the schematic too. Does AutoCAD Electrical "rubber band" the connections when you move a component on the sheet? How much time does it take...
(4,602 views, 38 replies)
Today 12:34 PM
Team 11 Needs Mentors
Yes that's exactly our problem. Our team is very large and we do not have enough mentors to manage the large sum of students we have. Because of this not enough students receive enough guidance that...
(800 views, 4 replies)
Today 12:19 PM
Best FRC song parody?
(599 views, 12 replies)
Today 11:41 AM
FIRST Roster Export
Great Idea. I didn't think of doing the txt file first. I went right to excel and the text to columns wont do well with all of the data in one column. Thanks.
(201 views, 2 replies)
Today 11:39 AM
The Ultimate West Coast Drive Guide presented by 3506
We have been talking about this internally and we may just incorporate a bumper section during build season for the 2019 specific challenge when we do our frame since these parts usually come in at...
(1,604 views, 9 replies)
Today 11:06 AM
FIRST: Please simplify parent and student consent.
FIRST should take what RobotEvents/REC does for VEX as a example. Let the lead coach upload scanned copies of the C&R forms for their entire team via the Dashboard. It's a lot easier that way.
(3,698 views, 28 replies)
Today 10:56 AM
Monochron, I've been in touch with Michelle as well, VERY helpful. Don't envy her at all right now. Is hotel registration always this messy? (this is my first year attempting this)
(1,203 views, 22 replies)
Today 10:08 AM
Python code runtime
I experienced the exact same issue. Running my code through cProfile showed that the major culprits were a) PDP status calls, b) Talon SRX read calls, and c) LiveWindow calls. I believe (c) has been...
(96 views, 2 replies)
Today 09:47 AM
[FF]: [SLFF] Arizona North 2019
(1,572 views, 41 replies)
Today 09:33 AM
Deep Space in a Nutshell
Here is the link to the thread about it
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