Karl's blog

12/30/08

Reflections For This Meeting: 

Vex plates are awesome.

Today, Chris came over to our house and worked with Alan and me on the front arm (the puck picker).

We put a structural beam across the front so we could have attachment places for the puck picker.

We added armor to the front of our robot: we used 2 Vex plates.

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9/29/08

Reflections For This Meeting: 

secondary arm needed to lift pucks.

This week we configured the robot with gears and geared it up to get speed although I personally am worried about it being too fast. The main arm is up and moving but we are going to have to change it casue of stength issues with it at its current position, luckily the programers were able to actually program and got the robot to be moved by the controller and even got the main arem working. Read more »

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