Team 3759x early season reveal

Here’s a link to our mall of america robot!

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Any expansion mechanism?

I think it said 2 Piston end game mech

that’s a lot of flex wheels

Yeah its 2 catapults

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Looks good! Excited to see you there

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You stole my angle changing thing ._.

jk, I had the same idea, nice to see it validated (at least in concept if not in match yet)

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really good robot but i didnt see any expansion

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Ahhh i see (20 char)

That 24 tooth bit of metal has a substantial heft to it. Given it is small and probably fast moving I could see it posing a potential safety hazard depending on it’s trajectory. Add to that it will probably be hard to see in flight

I’d be curious what @Grant_Cox or @Jon_Jack think with regards to safety

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we’re required to wear safety goggles/eye protection for a reason i don’t see an issue with it

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While getting poked in the eye with that would not be fun, neither would getting clunked in the head. I don’t think there would be many takers to having 4 people throw various vex parts at them from different angles.

If I were an Inspector and saw a device like that, I’m pretty sure I’d keep an eye on making sure the device was safe. I did like the rule that was originally in place that restricted the height of these endgame projectiles to 18 inches. At least then, it’s “only” going to hit people in the legs (well, maybe still a problem with raised fields)

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Does the flywheel be fully powered by both motor before and during shooting?

It is 2 motors before shooting and 1 motor while shooting

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Remember flip out trays from TT. Those things were heckin dangerous. This is nothing, so long as they don’t go very high and stay in the arena.

As a head ref, I would have them launch during inspection to make sure that it is within the 16 or so feet that represents the diagonal range of the field.

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If only there was a place where you could ask the GDC questions and get official answers :stuck_out_tongue:

Side note: I’m really loving these robot reveals teams have released so far. I can’t wait to see this game play out later in the season.

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Sigh, if only they would reply on time…

/s y’all have been relatively good besides VEXU pneumatics unlike 3 seasons ago…

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