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Icon 1 posted May 15, 2008 20:11      Profile for password   Author's Homepage     Send New Private Message       Edit/Delete Post   Reply With Quote 
well, i know some of you were ... opposed to this idea, but i feel like sharing my update somewhere that people might see it.

he is a link to a basic preliminary design. we are going to perfect this before we move onto the actual construction phase.


ill post more, and post different angles, just ask

no my password is not username

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Icon 1 posted May 17, 2008 04:43      Profile for TheMoMan         Edit/Delete Post   Reply With Quote 
__________________ Password Please do not think that we are against your building a Mech. I applaud your efforts in that endeavor.

Now on with the project, I have been an adviser to many teams on building purpose robots for competition, moving basketballs, moving dough-nuts, stacking tires. Each of these robots had to have different effectors (HANDS) and different strengths. Some times a fast robot making many trips beat a slower one carrying the total load on one pass.

If you are going to a competition there may be site rules, NO OIL SPILLED on the gymnasium floor. So how and what you use as the prime mover electric motor (batteries) Compressed air motor and cylinders or hydraulic. How are you going to recharge for the next round, I used to advise compressed air and extra tanks for quick change, and a compressor in the van. Then the batteries only had to run the receiver and servo valves.

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