Category: Team Reports

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State Of The Robot (Week 5)

Earlier this week, I went for a run. Running on Empty Running for me, in particular, is an extremely rare occurrence. As a former football lineman, my focus was mainly on building strength, and although I could easily do a back squat of 375 pounds, I realized I could run for only about 10 minutes until I was exhausted. I decided to make the change to shift my focus for...

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State of The Robot (Week 4)

Super Blue Blood Moon Earlier this week, on the 29th of January to be precise, took place a very rare and unique occurrence on our planet: a Super Blue Blood Moon showing itself in the sky for the first time in over 150 years. The moon, really is, just a keeper of time, repeating the same 8 phases one after the other, the same way a clock repeats the same...

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State Of The Robot (Week 3)

Today is January 27 2018, exactly 3 weeks into build season, with exactly 3 weeks left to go in build season. Every day from here on out, we have more “yesterdays” left in build season than “tomorrows”, meaning time spent together as a team is becoming more and more precious by the day. Its on this momentous occasion that team coach Profitt sent two newshounds (aka Ryan A. and myself)...

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State of the Robot (Week 1)

This week we Decided on a drive train Finalized design Prototype Chassis Our first week of build season has come to an end and we’ve gotten a lot done compared to previous years. Hitting the ground running right after kickoff was a huge boost. Moving into the next week, we’ve already decided on a drive train and made a prototype chassis. We’re now putting the finishing touches on our CAD...