After today’s Tournament, I have decided to scrap the whole ring idea. I might have a small 4 bar, or six bar on the side, but i am now focusing on the Mobile Goal side of things. at least from what i have seen, the rings are really insignificant when it comes to most matches. in some, people win by 1 or 2 points because of the rings, which is why i want a small lift on the side specifically for that, but MoGos are so much more important from what I have seen. All of the tall MoGos just get knocked over. Now, I have a new question. is the cascade type the best of the MoGo lifts?
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HI All! I have 2 different questions involving my teams DR4B, and a Ringle Plunger.
Q1. Does anyone know of the best steel to aluminum ratio for the DR4B? I have seen a couple different designs use steel for the base piece, and the first 4 bar. we are struggling with support, 1 side being higher then the other, and it swaying. we are going to be rebuilding our DR4B and base after this tournament(We are currently in one) as we have 3 months before our next tournament, and we want to do it in the best way possible.
Q2. Does anyone know any way to make the basic Ringle Plunger design, without pneumatics? I have seen a couple people say a couple things, but I do not know many engineering terms, so much of what they say sounds like gibberish to me, but still is very valid and may work.
Thank you for reading this very long message!