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Today 04:23 PM
Your dream Championship Conference session
We often go to offseasons hosted by really good teams and attend workshops to learn how they make a robot, but I don't think an offseason will cut it for this one. My dream championship conference...
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Today 04:13 PM
[FF]: [SLFF] Monterey Bay 2019 Tier 1
Big thank Brennan. Big thank.
(35 views, 1 replies)
Today 03:54 PM
[FF]: [SLFF] Monterey Bay 2019 Tier 2
CHS 8:00 8:37 8:39 TDC 8:03 8:35 8:41 FC 8:06 8:33 8:43 FP 8:09 8:31 8:45 QD 8:12 8:29 8:47 TGA 8:15 8:27 8:49 SS ...
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Today 03:51 PM
chain in tube experiences
We’ve also found the exact c-c distance is not an exact science, at best the various models get you close. From experience, VexPro and AndyMark sprockets and chains are not the same. If you’re...
(4,343 views, 33 replies)
Today 03:39 PM
FUNalysis: Analyzing this decade + giveaway 8:30pm ET!
Oh this is gonna be good. I maintain that 2011-2014 was the best four year game cycle we've had in the modern era, and I'm willing to debate this with anyone.
(138 views, 1 replies)
Today 03:35 PM
[BobTrajectory] Announcing Version 1.0!
We ran BobTrajectory last season and it worked great for us. The new improvements are a big update, thanks for putting in the work to make this better for the community.
(623 views, 6 replies)
Today 03:34 PM
Best Practices for Compensation of Robotics Mentors
I'm not sure that there really is a Best Practice for this. Within my district, the CTE office provides a modest stipend for teachers who mentor/coach a team, but the schools themselves don't provide...
(1,191 views, 16 replies)
Today 03:05 PM
AndyMark Ri3D Sponsorship Application 2019
AndyMark is excited to announce the recipients of our Ri3D sponsorship. Ri3D 1.0 (Florida) 'Snow Problem (University of Minnesota) Greenhorns (North Dakota State University) Team Cockamamie...
(1,212 views, 5 replies)
Today 02:33 PM
$0.73 per Flanged Bearings 1/2'' HEX and 13.75 mm Thunderhex
I put in an interest for 75 1/2 inch regular hex bearings. Any updates on hitting your 2500 quota? Even with shipping and customs cost, these will most likely still end up way below 5$ per unit...
(4,055 views, 20 replies)
Today 01:43 PM
Intake/shooter Prototyping Supply List
Add some PVC in there. You can use PVC with endcaps as rollers on round stock to make rollers/wheels. Instead of chain just make the shafts long, hot glue the rollers to the shafts and use drills...
(617 views, 3 replies)
Today 01:20 PM
[FRC Blog] Team Avatars – A Reprise
It's not open yet for 2019, but here for reference is the FRC Blog post about submitting them last season. https://www.firstinspires.or g/robotics/frc/blog/team-avatar-submission-system Only your...
(1,746 views, 14 replies)
Today 01:00 PM
"The level playing field" in FIRST
It wasn't actually rhetorical. If there are things that make FRC stand out among peers that's important to know. I think we all accept that, to scale FRC, we need to make major changes to it and...
(20,906 views, 210 replies)
Today 12:59 PM
[FRC Blog] Championship Housing Open and District Slots to FIRST Championship
PCH is showing 84 teams this year; just as a heads up.
(752 views, 4 replies)
Today 12:34 PM
Timing of New Product Rollouts
I disagree that it matters that the target market is high school students. I like to equate what FIRST robotics does to car racing (mostly because there are a lot of parallels). In car racing, if I...
(6,733 views, 70 replies)
Today 12:24 PM
FRCSim 2018 Supported?
As an alternative, if your team uses an AutoDesk product for CAD (like fusion 360), you could try out AutoDesk Synthesis: http://synthesis.autodesk.c om
(3,971 views, 17 replies)
Today 12:00 PM
Need Beta Testers for our Safety App
I'll definitely try to look into those sources, as if they only have a native API I may not be able to do it unless I can do it via my own route with a flutter REST plug-in, or there will be a huge...
(792 views, 21 replies)
Today 11:40 AM
FIRST: Please simplify parent and student consent.
I spent several hours clicking around FIRST's site a month or two ago looking for it before caving in and asking my local senior mentor if she knew where it was, and getting a direct link that way. ...
(4,219 views, 32 replies)
Today 10:41 AM
CAN Connector or Micro Fit Molex Connectors
The same locking molex ones that have been posted earlier in the thread.
(1,377 views, 20 replies)
Today 10:03 AM
[FF]: [SLFF] Los Angeles Regional 2019
https://media.giphy.com/media/jErciyL77Nuw/giphy.gif Headed down to the sunny LA regional, where it's not snowing outside... sometimes I hate Canada. QwEST 8:00 9:17 9:19 LM ...
(70 views, 0 replies)
Today 08:23 AM
Versaplanetary Vs 57 Sport
Except for that one time we wanted to climb but didn't because the set screw came loose.
(4,587 views, 51 replies)