Monthly Archives: January 2014

Build Season – Week 3

Build Season – Week 3

Another week gone – another week closer to bag and tag day.  So much work left, so precious little time.  So let’s get right to it: One of Tuesday’s projects was re-cutting an old set of bumpers to fit our newly-built kit bot.  Since we used the square-kit chassis specs that the awesome folks over at FRC3847 published for the kit bot, we needed to trim

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Build Season – Week 2

Build Season – Week 2

To kick off week two of build season we focused on making some good progress on upgrading our build space and machine shop.  This included making table toppers for a handful of tables as well as constucting a mill cart from scratch. We’d like to give a huge ‘THANK YOU!’ to our friends FRC1817 RoboRaiders, and their mentor Richard Gale, for donating the

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Build Season – Week 1

Build Season – Week 1

Build season comes and goes in a blur – so we needed to get right to work to be ready for our first in-season meeting only three days away!  After our kickoff day festivities wrapped up we headed over to team mentor Steve Smith’s humble abode for the first of many evening strategy meetings. We outlined our goals for the

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2014 Kickoff Day!!

2014 Kickoff Day!!

Our team returned after the holiday break rested and ready for the new season.  An early wake-up call on a Saturday was no problem and the team arrived eager to learn what challenge FRC had for us this year.  (Though the promise of donuts and coffee certainly didn’t hurt.) With so many team members never having experienced a kickoff day

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