WEEKLY UPDATE FOR 01/10/21 – 01/14/21

Monday January 10, 2022

Game Field

  • 2 rings to go around the bottom scoring mechanism , 1 ring to go around the top scoring mechanism

Shooter

  • Decided on a prototype shooting module

Intake

  • Decided on a prototype intake option

Climb

  • Figure out a style of climbing module

Tuesday January 11, 2022

Game Field

  • Completed the last part of rings and started the upper top ring

Shooter

  • Putting the shooting prototype together

Intake

  • Tried out a roller intake with grip take (May be the final design)

Climb

  • Start to decide on a climb design

Programming

  • Started to install 2022 programming software

CAD

  • Helping out game field in figure out how to make a polygon into a circle and the angles required to do so

Wednesday January 12, 2022

Game Field

  • Setting up and constructing the bottom of the shooting hub and cutting out more wood for the hub.

Shooter

  • Building a prototype, most likely gonna be an adjustable fly wheel

Intake

  • No Update

Climb

  • Using AutoCAD to start up a prototype design, Most likely hooks

Programming

  • Updating the software, and used GitHub for robot data.

Thursday January 13, 2022

Game Field

  • We are really close to getting the hub finished. “Wood difficult, wrestling time right here”- FireDad

Shooter

  • Got a working prototype shooter (Fly-Wheel), and it was able to shoot fairly high (Even shot at our Videographer Gustavo).

Intake

  • Participated in shadow-boxing our new tool chests

Programming

  • Using last years code as a reference point for this years code.

Team Leads

  • Our team leads participated in advance academics night. This event consisted of our team leads driving our robot from last year. We used the intake and shooter system to have fun with kids ages 4-14. Many of the kids were inthralled with the robot and had a great deal of fun. Thank you to LufkinISD for inviting us to this lovely event, we were thrilled to share our wonderful robot with this wonderful community

Friday January 14, 2022

Saturday January 15, 2022

Shooter

  • Routed out the 3rd rendition of the fly wheel prototype. Moved fly wheel mechanism and motors to new panel, along with testing angles by removing/adding dowels to the hood. Also routed out intake panels for Monday

Game Field

  • Learned how to use Skill Saw, Paddle Bit, and Circular Saws. Attached the two side pieces and the bottom supports for the monkey bars. Should be completed by Monday

Chassis Crew

  • Started building the Chassis, they are 3/4th the way through and will be done with it on Monday

Programming 

  • Tried to deploy robot to drive by code that they produced. Many complications but its a simple fix that can be done on Monday. The problem was that it the code could not find the ID Spark Maxes.