Say hello to team 173

We finally took some pictures to upload. They are here:

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What we do:[list=1][li]Quickly grab 15 balls max, 12 balls on average
[/li][li]Quickly dump a controlled number of balls
[/li][li]Easily latch onto one goal
[/li][li]Easily unlatch from goal
[/li][li]Maneuver all three goals around the field at once
[/li][li]Score balls into goal while handling it
[/li][/list=1]What we don’t do:[list=1][li]Latch onto 2 or more goals
[/li][li]Score in both endzones
[/li][/list=1]Robot Profile:[list=1][li]4 wheel, chain driven, tank-steering
[/li][li]High gear: 12 feet/sec
[/li][li]Low gear: High torque (over 1,000lbs on casters)
[/li][li]Arm w/ “shoulder” and “wrist” pivots
[/li][li]126 lbs
[/li][li]35.5"x29.5"x60"
[/li][li]Controllable self-latching latch
[/li][li]Ball Basket w/ 15 ball capacity
[/li][/list=1] Scenario Times: (from starting position)[list=1][li]Across field to zone 5: 4 seconds
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It’s good to see another great robot from RAGE. I hope to see you guys at nationals.

-Chris

Wow I really love the arm idea. Very nicely done. Can’t weight to see it in action!

On behalf of the whole Merrimack High School FIRST team… Can we be like RAGE when we grow up??? pleaseeee! Our team loved your robot, it definatly made the LI regional much more exciting to watch!

GO RAGE! Hey all, we just won the Long Island Regionals, and picked up a judges award! Nice jobs to Joel, Ogre, Jay, and all our HP’s, especially Caitlin! It’s about time we got competitive again! Hey 467 and 28, thanx for the help at long island, cant wait to c u guys at new haven and at nationals! RED, WHITE, BLUE!

                                      Ian

*Originally posted by Pamela *
**On behalf of the whole Merrimack High School FIRST team… Can we be like RAGE when we grow up??? pleaseeee! Our team loved your robot, it definatly made the LI regional much more exciting to watch! **

Well, team 571 IS trying very hard to grow up and be like RAGE