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Raiderbot X, 26 Days to Robot Ship

This is an email I sent to the Raiderbot mailing list. I think it sums up everything that is going on. Hello Raiderbot, The bad news: We are still a week behind largely due to delayed shipping of supplies and bad planning on my part. We have no driving robot, nor do we have a […]

Raiderbot X Meeting 4, 39 Days to Robot Ship

Meeting time: 15:00 to 21:00 We are two days behind schedule. I started a WOT (Weighted Objectives Table) discussion of the various lift concepts at 3:30. We started with seven concepts: Single-jointed arm Multi-jointed arm Telescope (elevator) Four-bar linkage Eight-bar linkage Scissor 60/40 scissor We narrowed it down to the four-bar linkage and the elevator […]

Raiderbot X Meeting 3, 41 Days to Robot Ship

Meeting time: 15:00 to 19:00. We will have budget discussions every Tuesday after meeting. FIRST Choice parts ordered, including the FTC Mini Kit for the minibot. Talked more about end effectors, spent 30 minutes prototyping. Kushal and Damian made a pretty sweet prototype of a four-bar linkage arm. I messed up here again and completely […]