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Today 10:03 AM
Powder Coat oven setup
Our team has two flammable cabinets that were going to get tossed out at work. We've used one for actual flammables and the other for general storage, but I'm tossing around the idea of converting...
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Today 09:02 AM
The robotics competition for this event will be broadcasted on FUN's Twitch channel: twitch.tv/firstupdatesnow or thebluealliance.com/watch/fun
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Today 07:49 AM
2019 FRC events
To recap, this is a tentative regional schedule for the Northeast: Week 1 Montreal Regional (February 27 to March 2) Week 2 New York Tech Valley Regional (March 6 to March 9)
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Yesterday 09:48 PM
Stall testing 775 Pro, surprisingly poor result
While the back-EMF can short through the controller that's not what I'm referring to. As you mentioned earlier a coil can be used as a energy storage device. A brushed motor has quite a large coil....
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Yesterday 09:13 PM
Pressure not rising smoothly
For others that may come across this thread in the future... I've seen bad gauges cause confusion in the past. I had a team whose compressor "never" shut off - aka the high pressure gauge read 140+...
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Yesterday 08:20 PM
Team Name Mishaps
Try to get an announcer to say "Pascack" correctly, or even "1676"...
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Yesterday 08:15 PM
F4 CADathon 5: 1st Place - Team 62: Orbit Torque CAD Release
After what I saw in the last 2 cadathons while competing against/talking with Brian, and with just how detailed this machine is, I'm going to go out on a limb and say, not really.
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Yesterday 07:05 PM
The Koala Foundation: Drought Appeal
Or did we? https://vangogh.teespring.co m/v3/image/jHeMkGDdkBi8DrVhWar2 RiUhun8/480/560.jpg
(739 views, 3 replies)
Yesterday 03:38 PM
CD's Unofficial Caption Contest #736
This backpack frame is pretty uncomfortable. All those pressure points.
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Yesterday 03:00 PM
Team 1678 2018 Code Release
The Python code describing their model is here: https://github.com/frc1678/robot-code-public/blob/master/third_party/frc971/control_loops/python/drivetrain.py
(11,933 views, 50 replies)
Yesterday 02:18 PM
Chezy Champs Ranking Projection Contest
Announcing the Chezy Champs Ranking Projection Contest! Iíve previously made threads where I just put up my own ranking projections for events, but I thought this could be much more fun. Although I...
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Yesterday 01:37 PM
First Drive Train, ADVICE NEEDED PLS!!
Nice job! If your using a laser cutter to fabricate the frame then I'd consider going with a lightening style that takes advantage of the laser better than just circles. The reason 1114 used circles...
(360 views, 11 replies)
Yesterday 01:25 PM
FUNalysis Tonight 8:30pm 71 & 254
Thanks to everyone who tuned in last night for FUNalysis! Check out the segment archives on YouTube if you missed it: FRC71 2002 Newton SF1-1: https://youtu.be/Pmig2PYQHmA FRC254 2018 Hopper Q113...
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