PSA: Passive Gear Mechanisms and Frame Perimeter

During our Week 0 Scrimmage, it came to my attention that the Passive Gear mechanisms of some teams started the match outside the frame perimeter but within the volume configurations.

If you have built a Passive Gear mechanism check R-02 and make sure that your gear mechanism ( or any other part of your robot) does not extend past the vertical plane created by the start of the wooden section of the bumper.

While there isn’t a lot of build time left, its better to find out now and be able to take/plan action then to only find out at your event.

Also be sure to double check other robot mechanisms against the 2017 inspection checklist before you bag: