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Muskegon District

Orchard View HS

Mar 13-14, 2020

FRC3546 Buc'n'Gears

GRAND HAVEN HIGH SCHOOL, GRAND HAVEN, MICHIGAN

 

CAD DATA

STEP files of our robots. Warning: Large file sizes.

 

2011 STEP  2011 eDrawing

Mecanum drive, plastic chassis, simple design, flexible chassis keeps all four wheels on the ground

 

2012 STEP  2012 eDrawing

Welded aluminum chassis, six-wheel drive, single speed, drop center wheel, 6" wheels

 

 

2013 STEP  2013 eDrawing

Welded aluminum chassis, six-wheel drive, single speed, frisbee shooter

 

2014 STEP  2014 eDrawing

Welded aluminum chassis, six-wheel drive with two-speed transmission

 

2015 STEP  2015 eDrawing

Welded aluminum chassis, mecanum drive, two lift mechanisms

 

2016 STEP  2016 eDrawing

Laser cut plates, PE plastic end plates and lifting arms, sweeper bar, controls mounted from bottom

 

2017 STEP  2017 eDrawing

Laser cut plates, 4" wheels, 8 wheel drive, two-speed transmission, gripper, winch, ball handling

 

2018 STEP  2018 eDrawing

plastic chassis, mecanum drive, laminated tube and plate construction, gripper, climbing hook

 

2019 STEP  2019 eDrawing

Vex Pro tubing, six-wheel chain-in-tube drive, lifting arm, and chain driven robot vertical lifting mech

 

2020 STEP  2020 eDrawing

off-season work on simple swerve drive

LEARNING

 

 

Buc'n'Gears Safety Corner - Toolbox Talks

 

FIRST Mechanical - design related info

 

FRC Controls System - link to control system instructions

 

Spinning Levers - video of how a transmission works

 

Simbotics - FRC resources, robot design and team info

 

Archieved FRC Games - old FRC game info

 

Lakeshore Fab Lab

Learn the Plasma Cutter

Basic Programing of a DXF File

 

General Article on Robotics - this website was suggested by group of young ladies working on a robotics badge - doing a good turn daily

TASKS FOR NEW TEAM MEMBERS

Work through this list of tasks to get up to speed quickly. Students, leaders and parents interested in FRC can work through this basic list. The more you learn about FRC the better experience you will have.

 

  • Participate in all scheduled activities
  • Learn team member names and get to know everyone
  • Watch all game animations from 2003 to prestent online
  • Watch actual event matches online
  • Read through the Admin manual from the previous year
  • Read the Game manual for the past couple years
  • Work through the Shop Training with our mentors
  • Learn how we run our shop and storage
  • Understand the safety procedures
  • Create a development plan for specific technical interests 

FIRST in Michigan - Michigan Event Info

FIRST YouTube Channel - tons a helpful videos

The Blue Alliance - Event and Match info and videos

Chief Delphi - Forums for everything FRC

 

Andy Mark - Robot parts and instructional info

Vex Pro - Vex parts

Rev Robotics - cool robot parts

West Cost Products - everthing FRC

The Robot Space - more parts

Armabot - unique assemblies, Versa Planetary adapters

 

McMaster Carr - Lots of parts, parts for everything!

Automation Direct - Inline air control parts + a lot more

 

Find Robot Parts - resource to help you find specific parts

 

RESOURCES

Useful things for FRC students! Send us your comments for additional content.

HELPFUL LINKS

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