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Today 06:56 AM
Advantages of a west coast drive....
To me the main advantages are the ability to pick the exact position of the wheels, be able to tension the belts or re-tension the chains when they get loose and that the WCD has COTS designed...
(1,174 views, 13 replies)
Today 12:07 AM
Beach Bot Battle 2018
We have Mini-Koopa mostly together - we'll finish up the initial build and demo at a STEM event at St. Tammany Middle tomorrow this morning. Still a few tweaks to go, and we need to get cracking on...
(833 views, 3 replies)
Yesterday 11:57 PM
Destination Deep Space images
Posted here for those of you who don't get the e-mail. Also, since the e-mail went out, FIRST has added a white-on- single color version of the logo that should look great on black or midnight blue.
(211 views, 0 replies)
Yesterday 11:12 PM
Best Practices for Modular Intakes?
Strap in kids, lots of information in this next post here, so I'll try to sort it as best as possible: There are 4 major types of intakes that I know of, but I will only be discussing two, the two...
(2,033 views, 21 replies)
Yesterday 10:49 PM
Inexpensive tools that changed your build
Oh, not a tool per se, but definitely an inexpensive way for teams with just a drill press (or even hand drill) to control hole placement. It doesn't work in all cases, but with a bit of creativity,...
(10,725 views, 67 replies)
Yesterday 10:28 PM
CD's Unofficial Caption Contest #728
Never do this at home: a full face shield on a motorcycle helmet is no substitute for ANSI Z87.1 safety glasses.
(173 views, 9 replies)
Yesterday 10:16 PM
Scanning for motor type
If all you want to do is tell which of two robots the code is running on, the really easy way to do it is to get one of those 0.1" pin jumpers and install it on one of the DIO ports of one of the...
(198 views, 4 replies)
Yesterday 10:13 PM
[FF]: [OFF] MidKnight Mayhem 2018
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(1,256 views, 58 replies)
Yesterday 10:12 PM
[FF]: [OFF] MidKnight Mayhem Tier 2
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(802 views, 33 replies)
Yesterday 09:42 PM
What COTS parts would you like to see?
A 24t GT2 Pulley that isn't sold out
(25,195 views, 195 replies)
Yesterday 07:26 PM
2018 IRI - Indiana Robotics Invitational
Mostly Confirmed List - CURRENT COMPETITION LIST 1 20 The Rocketeers 2 33 Killer Bees 3 67 Heroes of Tomorrow (HOT) 4 88 TJå_ 5 118 The Robonauts 6 133 BERT 7 195 CyberKnights
(34,281 views, 67 replies)
Yesterday 07:08 PM
Can TalonSRX Motion Magic
(679 views, 6 replies)
Yesterday 05:58 PM
In Memorium Sub-Forum?
I do like the core of the idea. What about a locked sub-forum to archive the In Memorium threads, after they've spent their week in User Announcements? (I don't know what normally happens to User...
(1,417 views, 4 replies)
Yesterday 05:50 PM
Using Chains Without a Tensioning System
Can you show a pic of how you spring tension the rope for your closed loop elevator? We have never used anything other than weight of mechanism to keep tension in the past.
(866 views, 12 replies)
Yesterday 02:51 PM
pic: 2910 Off Season Swerve Video
If Houston Einstein was any indication, spinning may be the new META. You are already ahead of the curve.
(4,184 views, 23 replies)
Yesterday 02:20 PM
I doubt it, unless they can work around FIRST's state border policy and figure out where to draw the district borders, considering that St. Louis is a place. (Maybe let the teams decide, but that's...
(770 views, 8 replies)
Yesterday 01:18 PM
Favorite 2018 Robots
I should have been more clear in my post. They have a ramp to pickup other robots that they got dialed in at district champs. They didn't run it in Waterloo. They won the creativity award for it...
(4,517 views, 23 replies)
Yesterday 01:06 PM
Doyenne Inspiration: All-Girls Competition
Hey everyone, Team 5190, The Green Hope Falcons, from Cary, NC has organized an all-girls robotics competition and seminar. This event is a great opportunity for girls throughout the FIRST community...
(331 views, 0 replies)
Yesterday 12:47 PM
Southern New England Advocacy Conference (SNEAC)
We would like to get all registrations in by the end of the month. If you are interested in going to this event please sign up as soon as you can so we can plan accordingly.
(665 views, 2 replies)
Yesterday 12:15 PM
Post Your Prototypes & Resources Here!
Wow, this is fantastic!
(584 views, 6 replies)