The launch system for the robot has been perfected, and now we need to fine tune the other various aspects of the robot. Official reveal video coming soon!
On the final day of build season, the team really pulled through and got everything together. If hard work could be shown through a series of photos and a blog post, I guess this would be that series of photos and a blog post. The team stayed all the way up till 12:00am working to …
Today, the team continued cutting and building the frame of the robot as well as machining tubing and other important parts.
Today the team finally started on cutting the parts for the frame of the robot. Quinn and Kane also began sanding the frame as well.
Today the team got lot’s of work done in the office. Alade worked on perfecting the logo, Eben and Jeremy worked intently on improving the code, Toby continued working on the model of the robot, and Jacob worked more on statistics for scouting at the competition.
Midterms week has finally ended for the students of Team 1787, so they’re off to work with much more time on their hands. Today, the team got the Tormach cutting it’s first piece!
The day before break, the team’s new Tormach PCNC 1100 3 Series arrived and was assembled for when they returned. But, it was not finished – that was left for the team. On Saturday January 10, a few members of the team came in to work and some took to finished the work on the …
Today the team continued working on assembling the kit of parts drive train. Later in the day they were joined by mentors Frank Zell and Mike Coleman from Belcan Corporation, Ryan Rule-Hoffman and Danny DiCioccio from CleanLife Energy, and past members Jessie Schreiber, Vinny Alesci, and Alex Mann.
On Monday and Tuesday the team began brainstorming ideas for the robot along with creating simple prototypes for their main loading design.
On Saturday, the team’s officers and mentors headed down to the TRI-C Unified Technologies Center to join other local teams to view the kickoff stream as well as socialize and create bonds between other local teams that could aid in their success. After getting their kit of parts and game pieces, they headed back to the …