Sack Alternative

Anybody know of a low cost alternative we could use instead of buying the official vex sacks? Our team is a little low on funds, and would rather spend money on parts for our robot than practice field elements

I would suggest just buying some sacks. The troughs and high goals can me made or estimated, but the scoring objects in any game simply can not. The alternatives might have a slightly different density, texture or weight, which could really have an affect how it interacts with a robot…

I agree with this, seems like it would be quite hard to make them much more cheaply, and you wouldn’t ever replicate the characteristics of the official sacks properly. You might get a general idea on performance but that’s about all.

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