Archive for November, 2017

Rocker Bogey, Carts and Jumpstart

Posted by carrie block On November 28, 2017 Comments Off on Rocker Bogey, Carts and Jumpstart

This week we split up and did several different things. Some members worked on drilling holes in our toolcarts. By drilling holes we can put dowels in so that our containers don't fall out when we push our carts. Some people also worked on a rocker bogey. The rocker bogey idea is still for our  [ Read More ]

Stair climber continued…

Posted by GearHead On November 21, 2017 Comments Off on Stair climber continued…

 This week, we refined our stair climber prototype by adding a tensioner. We also started working on a gear box to power the rear wheel. Rose continued to program the practice bot. Another project we started working on was a rocker bogie drive train. working on the climber prototype tension Corey and Rose working on programming.  [ Read More ]

Stair Climber Prototype

Posted by Lori Dale On November 14, 2017 Comments Off on Stair Climber Prototype

This week we continued to work on possible ideas for a stair climber.  We did a test run on some stairs to see how the prototype would work.  Here is a video of the test run     While most of the team was working on that, Austin was working on wiring up the test  [ Read More ]

We Are Working on Prototypes

Posted by Lori Dale On November 8, 2017 Comments Off on We Are Working on Prototypes

Since we are in the preseason, we don't know what the challenge will be for this year yet  We decided to work on a few things that we are guessing might be elements to the game.  This week we worked on possible designs for a stair climber (one of the more common guesses.)  We divided  [ Read More ]