Day 22: The adventure of build season is dwindling down as you read this and my time here is running short. They are constantly surveying me, making sure I am working or I am thrown into the pits with the freshmen and I am forced to deburr I shudder at the thought of that cruel demanding punishment. Continue reading
Yet another very successful day at Bear Metals shop today. But as the week comes to a close we will still be very very busy. Tomorrow is a day for the Manufacturing Team to go at it for as long as they can getting all of our tubing done so that assembly may be started.
Today we went to Flow Waterjet. Continue reading
Today we are continuing on fabricating/designing our robot. We are currently milling out pieces to both the drive train and the collector mechanism itself. Continue reading
It was a successful day today we had lots of people show up. The programmers were busy programing and talking with Continue reading
Today, we set some deadlines for fabrication and tried to get as far as possible for milling and lathing. Continue reading
Day #015 20:33 PM Saturday, January 17, 2015 (PST)
Although it is Saturday no rest is to be found for this humble machinist. The grueling build season stops for no team and our deadline is quickly approaching. Continue reading
Week two is over and wow, we are really making progress! Continue reading
So how bout that first day of fabrication eh? People on the mills and on the lathe. Getting that master cam done. Such swag. Much wow. Continue reading
We have presented our various mechanisms to be placed on the Bear Metal’s Recycle Rush robot. The Germans seemed very interested in our design. In order to combat any suspicious espionage, we have codenamed our extravagant mechanisms to non-extravagant names.