Monthly Archives: January 2013

Thursday in the Shop

Quite literally. We took a field trip today to Waterjet Cutting of Indiana, where Mike Trapp (who has also done our CAGE Match trophies since 2010) cut and bent some of our parts while team members watched and helped.  None … Continue reading

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Q184

Looks like we’re okay again. Thanks to the quick response to Q184 and Frank’s Blog, our design is legal. Thank you to all who commented, tweeted, texted, and chiefdelphi-ed to let us know.

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Team Update 3 (1/15)

Uh-Oh. Looks like TU3 has us in the weeds. Let me explain: Here’s our robot, in CAD form, as it currently stands (no electronics or bumpers yet): Overall dimensions without bumpers:  24″W x 20″L.  Designed to be a 30-point climber, … Continue reading

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Friday Week 1 2013

Today we sent off several bracket parts to our fabricator.  We’re working with Mike Trapp from Waterjet Cutting of Indiana in addition to Jason Greeson at Fab2Order this year – lightening the load should help our illustrious sponsors.  Our arm … Continue reading

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Thursday, Week 1, 2013

Today was … productive. Since we got our strategy and design ratified by the team, we did some work on our chassis. As you can see, our chassis is pretty small.  Final size is 24″W, 22″L, and in the range … Continue reading

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Ultimate Ascent – Week 1 Tuesday

We’ve got a strategy and a design. Which is nice. Our goal is to make a robot that can ascend the pyramid, from the inside, to level 3. As of right now, our robot will be roughly 24X24 (plus bumpers)and … Continue reading

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