The maker of the 2008 giant balls and the 2014 slightly smaller balls appears to be no longer in business. That is sad, as I had… ideas. Does anyone have any recommendations for a largish inflatable ball that is durable, light, inexpensive (relatively), and plentiful? Thanks.
I saw a few size, options (bare or with covers) for $20-50 per ball. They are marketed as toys to keep horses entertained. Might look around with that in mind.
The 2016-2017 FTC cap balls may work. I am pretty sure they were in FIRST Choice last year but I can’t seem to find them on any website for sale. It could be worth looking into.
Thanks @ngreen, that looks great! And a smaller size of 25" or 30" may be even better for what I’m thinking. I appreciate it.
Robotics leads in so many weird directions. Never thought I would be looking at horse toys.
have any extra first choice credits?
When I have time. I won’t ask you to write it for me tho
Ok, hear me out. You can buy bean bags (covers only) from amazon.
But instead of filling them with beans…
(also, @FirstHQ, when are we getting a bean bag game piece? Corn had it’s time to shine)
Looking for the return of floppies?
Those were packing peanuts as I recall…
imagine the nightmares when a robot rips open a beanbag
Introducing the revamped 1999 FIRST Robotics Competition challenge: Doggo Trouble
Sponsored by Remy the Corgi.
You call that a nightmare, I call that endgame.
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