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by Ubermensch
August 16th, 2011, 10:48 am
Forum: 2011 Build Events
Topic: Robot Arm B/C [Trial]
Replies: 96
Views: 20189

Re: Robot Arm B/C [Trial]

Are you allowed to use an adhesive to "grab" the objects, or must a physical grasping mechanism be used? This is an interesting thought, however keep in mind that you need to also 'release' the objects. How would you go about doing that? Theoretically I could have an adhesive pad with a small pushi...
by Ubermensch
July 19th, 2011, 1:05 pm
Forum: 2011 Build Events
Topic: Robot Arm B/C [Trial]
Replies: 96
Views: 20189

Re: Robot Arm B/C [Trial]

Are you allowed to use an adhesive to "grab" the objects, or must a physical grasping mechanism be used?
by Ubermensch
August 24th, 2010, 7:43 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Graham's Number
Replies: 0
Views: 407

Graham's Number

by Ubermensch
August 24th, 2010, 7:41 am
Forum: 2011 Build Events
Topic: Sumo Bots C
Replies: 472
Views: 53163

Re: Sumo Bots C

While re-reading the rules to Sumo Bots, I realized that there is actually a rule specifically against stalling tactics such as the one mentioned.
by Ubermensch
August 23rd, 2010, 11:58 am
Forum: 2011 Build Events
Topic: Sumo Bots C
Replies: 472
Views: 53163

Re: Sumo Bots C

So has anyone implemented a braking device in their 'bot? You know, maybe a rubber-coated arm that can be lowered in the back of the 'bot to create traction and prevent it from being moved. I know this sounds like a "cheap" strategy, but I was thinking that an extremely light 'bot with a powerful an...
by Ubermensch
January 10th, 2010, 12:06 pm
Forum: 2010 Build Events
Topic: Sumo Bots B/C [Trial]
Replies: 136
Views: 21837

Re: Sumo Bots B/C [NY Trial]

In my experience, a concave "scoop" is best--assuming you can undercut your opponent's bot.

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