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Today 12:01 PM
Class of 2018, Where are you applying?
I applied to: U.S. Air Force Academy Stanford Cornell WPI Purdue University U of Minnesota Twin Cities U Of Wisc. Madison
(12,260 views, 80 replies)
Today 10:54 AM
Is it worth it to opt out of the KOP chassis for a low resource team?
Absolutely - we ran into this some this season as well. Week 6 rolls around and everyone is exhausted, people skip a meeting here and there & there are less hands to accomplish what needs to be done....
(5,397 views, 65 replies)
Today 10:46 AM
Is it a sammich?
You make the call... See... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BHGJEdjCoeU I would recommend watching the whole movie but in this clip, examine the section from 0:25 to 1:10. Just remember......
(3,604 views, 93 replies)
Today 10:23 AM
Advantages of a west coast drive....
Iíll add that using a WCD can easily let you do things like flipped gearboxes and chain-in-tube, which can give you a thinner profile and more space in the center of the robot. That can be very...
(615 views, 10 replies)
Today 09:59 AM
Favorite 2018 Robots
I’m just going to pick robots that we played with/against for this one to help me narrow down the options. So many incredible robots this year. Coolest would definitely be 3538. The side...
(531 views, 2 replies)
Today 09:57 AM
All WOWnd Up : Headed to That State Up North
Hereís a comparison of where teams were predicted to be picked by All_WOWnd_Up and where they were actually...
(700 views, 5 replies)
Today 09:02 AM
A Comparison of Streaks: 1678 and 177
This comes down to better, more intricate robots (1678) vs. the better streak of 177. Everyone loves a Cinderella story, and 177 delivered that to the FRC community 6 years running. Super...
(2,242 views, 14 replies)
Today 07:40 AM
Grasshopper End Mill Giveaway
I'm going to stop taking new requests at the end of today so that we can get things shipped by the end of the week. We're at 59 requests confirmed through PayPal right now!
(1,933 views, 11 replies)
Today 06:58 AM
2018 Hudson Valley Rally Offseason (New Location: Brooklyn, NY)
As of right now, yes. Also here is an updated team list: 354 G-House Pirates 806 Brooklyn Blacksmiths 4571 Rambots
(610 views, 4 replies)
Today 02:39 AM
Creo 4.0 Render Test
The biggest reason is that I use Creo in my day job. It works fine for robotics - the students pick it up quickly.
(172 views, 2 replies)
Today 12:36 AM
That was just columns 1-4. The fifth column was Matt. Nobody knows who the sixth column might be...
(1,979 views, 17 replies)
Yesterday 10:10 PM
Istanbul, not Constantinople.
FWIW, I've found that "Swinging on a Star" can chase out any lesser, more annoying earworm, and it's so positive that I sometimes miss it when it fades and I'll start it up again.
(3,762 views, 15 replies)
Yesterday 09:49 PM
Top Down Steamworks!
Wow, I get the chance to post my score without being the guy to revive a long dormant thread. I imagine this score won't last long but I figured I'd claim my 15 minutes of fame before it's too...
(6,397 views, 38 replies)
Yesterday 08:09 PM
FRC Steamworks Super Unofficial Video Game
im looking forward to it
(37,454 views, 227 replies)
Yesterday 07:35 PM
Gearing of Swerve Drive
Looks like my memory isn't the best right now. We used 2.5" Colson wheels, my mistake. When I get home I'll add some images of the modules, and try to link our gearing sheet. Our team also has a...
(800 views, 13 replies)
Yesterday 06:35 PM
Pathfinder returning infinity?
Look at the csv files for left and right wheels using Excel. The number of rows multiplied by the time increment you have chosen should be the target time to run the profile. You can adjust that...
(671 views, 6 replies)
Yesterday 03:43 PM
Summer Heat 2018 (Yikes! Sharks!)
Awesome event! You don't want to miss it! Check out the trophies and banner from 2017! Spirit Award - The team that shows the best Summertime spirit Winner and Finalist Awards The Winners Banner -...
(1,556 views, 10 replies)
Yesterday 03:31 PM
Trivia Night is back & IRI History w/ Andy Baker!
T-shirt Tuesday giveaways tomorrow! Play live FIRST trivia with your friends and re-live the history of the Indiana Robotics Invitational (IRI) with Andy Baker from AndyMark, Inc.! 8:30pm ET Round 1...
(429 views, 0 replies)
Yesterday 12:53 PM
Tableau for 2019 Season?
Hey all, Tableau has changed their licensing model. They now sell a bundle of Tableau products called Tableau Creator. This is pushing everyone to a server based model. Any idea how or whether...
(333 views, 0 replies)
Yesterday 12:51 PM
Using RoboPy in 2019 season
Generally what I recommend teams to do is to take some existing robot code (or a subset) and rewrite it in python, run it in the simulator, and try to do whatever you would normally do with it....
(500 views, 4 replies)