Cascading/Telescoping? Passive

Hi I made an account to ask a question regarding my paddle intake robot. You see we gain a lot of inspiration from the goofy robot documentary and reveal but I wanted to see if anyone knew about telescoping. Also called cascading, I would want it to be passive so when the blocks are pushed against it it will extend allowing more blocks to flow in. A tutorial would be nice I’m in early robotics.

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Firs lt off this in in the wrong category. Second, here are some good links showcasing different Mechanismus and talking about them.



Hope this helps!

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having a third (or second) stage that flips out is generally easier than making a cascading third stage, but if you want, the resources posted above are probably the best resources on cascading stages that exist as of now.

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Also, you might want to recategorize this to tower takeover and not iq

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We tried that, but ultimately opted for the third stage as it was better. If your intake system is too weak, the extending part of the tray will not extend out.

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