Archive for November, 2015

Thanksgiving Break

Posted by Lori Dale On November 20, 2015 Comments Off on Thanksgiving Break

The Gearheads will not be meeting the week of Nov. 23-27, so that everyone has the chance to take a break and enjoy the time with family and friends.

It lives!

Posted by Nathan Block On November 16, 2015 Comments Off on It lives!

We have recently programmed the robot to move in the directions that we want. Currently, we are putting or robot through some basic maneuvering tests. We are also are making a standard (a renaissance flag-like banner) for the upcoming season.  Here are some pictures:

From Tank to Mecanum

Posted by Nathan Block On November 3, 2015 Comments Off on From Tank to Mecanum

We are taking the frame of an older robot and making the switch from tank drive to mecanum so that we can improve on coding mecanum wheels. Mecanum wheels help the robot travel in any direction. We are reorganizing our suplies for the upcoming season. We are also still working on parodies of the songs: Life's Been Good To Me, and It's Time. On a  [ Read More ]