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Today 05:23 PM
[FF]: [SLFF] FIRST Israel District 2019
This draft, IsReal deal. Draft times will be enforced using Eastern time. CHS Hype Squad 8:00 9:17 9:19 The Lunch Company 8:03 9:15 9:21 The Dinner Company ...
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Today 05:19 PM
Your dream Championship Conference session
I'd be down for a conference that talks about the different ways seeding goals dictates how your robot should be designed. Things like maximizing your tie breakers and where to look to find what's...
(901 views, 7 replies)
Today 04:56 PM
Introducing the new TubeMagic Fixturing System
We just ordered 3 of these for our X8 Omio. Hope to run most of our tubes with this jig this coming season. We had an in-house design that was showing promise and able to run 6 tubes on the X8, but...
(2,335 views, 18 replies)
Today 04:56 PM
local robotpy docs - how?
Thanks - will look at the post-process option
(78 views, 2 replies)
Today 04:39 PM
Cyber Tribe 4020 LabView Code 2018
This is Cyber Tribe 4020's code from the 2018 competition season. Included in the folder is our Driver Station, LabView Path Manager, Robot Code, and Vision Software as well as 3D objects. In our...
(24 views, 0 replies)
Today 04:26 PM
CNC Routers for FRC Robotics
You might be interested in this https://www.chiefdelphi.com/forums/showthread.php?threa did=181972
(103,675 views, 441 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...
(4,367 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.
(165 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.
(679 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...
(1,231 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...
(1,226 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...
(4,093 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...
(628 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...
(1,758 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...
(20,918 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.
(756 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...
(6,746 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
(3,974 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...
(797 views, 21 replies)