And the sleepless night have started

2 more days till robots………zzzzzzzz…..Need better can grabber…….zzzzzzz
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We are packing up, getting the final items done and getting ready to load in on Wednesday.

Over the weekend we nailed down the detail schedule

Wed

  • 2:30 pm get everything ready to load into the truck
  • 4:00 pm load the truck
  • 4:30 pm leave for George mason University
  • 5: 30 pm unload

 

Thursday

  • 7:00 am meet at Walt Whitman (the front of the school)
  • 7:45 am arrive at George Mason
  • 8:30 am get inspected, set up pit, sign up for chairman presentation and sign up for Dean ’s list presentation
  • 9:00 am code team works on field with robot and drive team attends driver meeting
  • 10:00 am pit team go to lunch
  • 11:00 am everyone else go to lunch and pit team work on modifying the robot
  • 12:00 pm practice matches
  • 6:30 pm scouting meeting with drive team, pit teams works on modifying robot
  • 7:30 pm clean up
  • 8:00 pm leave to go home
  • 8:30 pm meet at Walt Whitman (the front of the school)

 

Friday

  • 7:00 am meet at Walt Whitman (the front of the school)
  • 8:00 am arrive at George Mason
  • 8:30 am get schedule on pit board and go to opening ceremonies
  • 9:00 am qualification matches start
  • 11:00 am pit team goes to lunch
  • 12:00 pm everyone else go to lunch and pit team work on modifying the robot
  • 1:00 pm qualification matches
  • 5:00 pm scouting meeting
  • 5:45 pm awards ceremony
  • 6:30 pm clean up
  • 7:00 pm leave to go home
  • 7:30 pm meet at Walt Whitman (the front of the school)

 

Saturday

  • 7:00 am meet at Walt Whitman (the front of the school)
  • 8:00 am pit team works on robot
  • 9:00 am qualification matches start
  • 11:00 am scouting meeting
  • 11:30 am pit, drive and scouting team goes to lunch
  • 12:15 pm alliance selections
  • 12:30 pm pit team works on robot and gets mobile pit ready, drive and scouting team work with elimination’s alliance
  • 1:30 pm eliminations
  • 4:30 pm awards ceremony
  • 5:30 pm clean up
  • 6:30 pm leave to go home
  • 7:00 pm meet at Walt Whitman (the front of the school)

 

Here is our checklist of things to bring

Major Items

  • Robot
  • Robot Bill of Materials (BOM)
  • Robot lockup sheet
  • List of students and waivers
  • Driver station
  • Robot cart
  • Battery cart
  • Intake arms
  • Auto CT grabber
  • Spare premade tabs
  • Premade polycarb guides
  • Sponsor boards with team number
  • Primary electrical board

Spare materials

  • Aluminum 1 x 1
  • Aluminum 1 x 2
  • Aluminum corner, T and other gussets
  • ½ hex shaft
  • .125 polycarb sheet
  • .1 polycarb sheet
  • .0625 polycarb sheet
  • Spare PVC pipe
  • Spare 2×4” lengths
  • Surgical tubing
  • Spacer Stock various sizes

PIT

  • Porta pit
  • Extension chords
  • Pwer strips
  • Vacuum
  • Garbage can
  • Display Station
  • First aid kit
  • Safety glasses
  • Team info board
  • Team white board
  • Broom
  • Dustpan
  • Ducttape
  • Lights
  • Rolling toolbox
  • Dry erase markers
  • Markers

Judging

  • 8 copies of judges packet
  • 100 copies of 1- pager
  • Chariman’s award video on thumb drive and on CD
  • Display computer
  • Display computer power chord
  • Safety manual
  • Game hint sheet post cards
  • 8 copies of SWOT
  • Reveal video on thumb drive
  • Build season slide show on thumb drive
  • Some prototype part to put on display station
  • IR demo project

Spare parts

  • 8mm hubs
  • 10mm hubs
  • ½ hex hubs
  • 4” omni wheels
  • 4” placation wheels
  • String
  • Motor mount brackets
  • Motor gear mount hardware
  • Spare gears of various sizes
  • Spare belts of various sizes
  • Spare pulleys of various sizes
  • ½ hex lock collars
  • ½ hex bearings
  • Vulcan springs various sizes
  • Spacers varios sizes
  • Other bearing for lift tray various sizes
  • Pneumatic wheel and hub

Electrical

  • Electrical tape
  • Anderson connectors
  • Wire various gauges
  • Spare motor controllers
  • Spare Roborio
  • Spare power breakout board
  • Spare power distribution board
  • Spare radio
  • Spare breaker
  • USB camera
  • Spare network cale
  • Long network cable
  • spare connectors
  • Small screw driver
  • Velcro
  • Fuzes various sizes
  • 6 x batteries
  • MXP extension cable
  • Spare ir sensors
  • Spare encoder
  • Spare enconder wire
  • PWM cables various sizes

Motors & gear Boxes

  • 4 x PG71 Gearmotor
  • 2 x PG188 Gearmotor
  • 2 x PG27 Gearmotor with longer back shaft
  • 4 x CIM

Fasteners

  • ¼-20 bolts various sizes
  • 10-32 bolts various sizes
  • ¼-20 lock nuts
  • 10-32 nuts
  • 5/32 rivets various lengths
  • Washers various sizes

Tools

  • 7/16 wrenches
  • 9/16 wrenches
  • Allen key set
  • Rivet guns
  • Heat guns
  • Drills
  • Portable jig saw
  • Portable band saw
  • Drill bits all sizes (including large bits)
  • Hole saw bits
  • Center punch
  • Screw drivers
  • Crescent wrench
  • Clamps
  • Wire crimps
  • Wire strippers
  • Wire cutters
  • Debur tool
  • Multimeter

Spirit

  • Team flag
  • Viking hats

Scouting

  • 400 copies of the scouting sheet
  • 2 dozen pencils
  • Scouting computer
  • Scouting computer power chord

Media

  • Go pro
  • Camera

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