Archive for February, 2016

The deed is done…

Posted by Nathan Block On February 29, 2016 Comments Off

Today is the first Monday after stop build and bag and tag. We are now waiting for our regionals to begin so we can compete.Since build season is over, one of the mentors 'strongly urged' me to blog about some of the less appreciated groups of the team. The least recognized group is media. Our photo guy is  [ Read More ]

Crunch Time!!!

Posted by Nathan Block On February 22, 2016 Comments Off

This is the last week of build season and we are putting the finishing touches on our robot. We have recently finished wiring our robot and cutting holes to get under the 120 lb weight limit. We also have named our robot Sir Ants-a-bot. Share

Week 6!!!

Posted by Nathan Block On February 15, 2016 Comments Off

Today is the first day of week six and we are doing the final adjustments to our scissor lift and shooter. We have made videos to show off our scissor lift and shooter which are located below. Our shooter is basically a spring loaded cannon and is used to score in the high goal for extra points.  [ Read More ]

Web Update!

Posted by Nathan Block On February 11, 2016 Comments Off

We have just added a feature to our website to receive weekly updates from our blog via email. The sign-up form is located under the "Team" dropdown on the nav bar on the top of the homepage, or just click here for a shortcut. Sign up to stay caught up with the team and make  [ Read More ]

Week Five!

Posted by Nathan Block On February 8, 2016 Comments Off

Week five is upon us and we are working double time to get done on time. We are currently attaching our scissor lift to our robot frame. We would like to thank Theisen Design & Manufacturing for generously allowing us to use their equipment and for giving us their time and expertise. Here are some  [ Read More ]

Week Four

Posted by Nathan Block On February 1, 2016 Comments Off

Today is the first day of week four and we only have half of build season left. We are currently assembling our drive system and altering our prototypes to work with our frame. Here are some pictures of our build team assembling our frame. Share

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