Archive for February, 2019

Week 6- Precompetition and Stop Build

Posted by Lori Dale On February 19, 2019 Comments Off on Week 6- Precompetition and Stop Build

By the time that you read this, build season will officially be over, and the robot will be in the bag. It has been an intense build season, with exciting first steps on building the robot and some tough delays due to school closures. Over the weekend, we took the robot to a “Week 0  [ Read More ]

Week 5 Bumpers and Wires

Posted by Lori Dale On February 12, 2019 Comments Off on Week 5 Bumpers and Wires

This week we started building our bumpers. We make 3 sets, one orange, for presentations, and one blue and one red for competition. We have the wood frames made, and the pool noodles on the wood. We have the orange bumpers basically completed, and just need to put on the blue and red fabric to  [ Read More ]

Week 4- Of Days Lost, and Days Gained

Posted by Lori Dale On February 5, 2019 Comments Off on Week 4- Of Days Lost, and Days Gained

This week the Gearheads hit a little hiccup in their build. As most, if not all, teams in Minnesota, the “Polar Vortex” put a pause on not only school but our build team meetings. We managed to squeeze in a meeting last Monday, but were off on Tuesday and Wednesday. So we are slightly playing  [ Read More ]