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Today 04:01 PM
Best Practices for Modular Intakes?
Just to clear things up, when most people say "touch-it own-it" they are referring to what you call "continuous". Touch-it own-it is derived from the intaking process being complete without any human...
(1,607 views, 18 replies)
Today 03:10 PM
What COTS parts would you like to see?
I totally agree with this -- during the offseason, we've resorted to using a press fit to interface the bevel gear with the Colson wheel, which I'm sure is fine, but is also pretty sketch. Having...
(24,804 views, 194 replies)
Today 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.
(4,018 views, 23 replies)
Today 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...
(687 views, 8 replies)
Today 01:51 PM
Big Bang! Competition Webcast
20+ matches left for today! Come watch https://www.twitch.tv/firstupdatesnow or thebluealliance.com/watch/fun
(398 views, 1 replies)
Today 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...
(4,273 views, 23 replies)
Today 01:15 PM
In Memorium Sub-Forum?
How frequently would you be checking this obituary sub-forum? I feel User Announcements is appropriate. I do not think CD will be most people's go-to place for information about the passing of a...
(1,271 views, 3 replies)
Today 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...
(160 views, 0 replies)
Today 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.
(601 views, 2 replies)
Today 12:15 PM
Post Your Prototypes & Resources Here!
Wow, this is fantastic!
(468 views, 6 replies)
Today 12:01 PM
Pathfinder returning infinity?
What techniques did your team use to cut down on path generation time?? Are you estimating the paths with arcs, like 254? Thanks
(1,099 views, 15 replies)
Today 11:55 AM
Robowranglers 2018 Season Recap
My favorite bits were the small jokes slipped in: 'turkish delight', the microphone shot during auto during Einstein final 1. Congrats on an amazing season! Also good song choice:D
(591 views, 3 replies)
Today 10:31 AM
FIRST Global: Push for Global STEM Ambassadors
FIRST Global is now up to 192 teams. These teams will be competing in Mexico City, August 15-18, 2018. Global STEM Corp volunteers are part of an Advisor team that remotely mentors a FIRST Global...
(173 views, 0 replies)
Today 06:58 AM
BIG BANG! 2018
As of an 8:00 pit walk: 33 280 280b 308 7178 503 548 815
(6,098 views, 27 replies)
Today 06:53 AM
Swerve Module feedback pt 2
It's unfortunate that the 9015 is going away. For us the 9015 at 100:1 has turned out to be excellent. I disagree with the statement that more powerful motors do not cause problems. We have used 550...
(1,032 views, 11 replies)
Today 06:37 AM
calling all prediction accounts
Cheese is mold between wax. Down with big sammich!
(1,591 views, 20 replies)
Yesterday 11:35 PM
Is it a sammich?
Someone will have to break this to the kids.
(5,700 views, 117 replies)
Yesterday 10:04 PM
Having spent about a year at sea working, I have definitely experienced what Frank is talking about; nothing exposed outside, and little else, is smaller than about 3/8". However, I have to go with...
(2,483 views, 33 replies)
Yesterday 07:31 PM
1678 Citrus Circuits 2018 Season Recap
Thanks for allowing us to follow your journey! Again, AWESOME team, and an amazing inspiration.
(796 views, 1 replies)
Yesterday 07:27 PM
[FF]: [OFF] Big Bang 2018
* Kablooey! Done.
(1,054 views, 50 replies)