What disc launcher are you using (Poll)

I’ve looked around the forums, and I don’t think this topic has been made yet, if it has, I’m sorry for making a duplicate topic

what types of launchers have you experimented with?

  • Flywheel
  • Catapult
  • Puncher
  • other (specify in comments)
  • none, we are only a roller bot/ push bot

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what type of launcher are you using right now?

  • Flywheel
  • Catapult
  • Puncher
  • other (specify in comments)

0 voters

if you are using a flywheel, what rpm do you run it at?

  • 0 - 999 RPM
  • 1000 - 1999 RPM
  • 2000 - 2999 RPM
  • 3000 - 3999 RPM
  • 4000+ RPM
  • I don’t have a flywheel

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if you have a fly wheel, what do you use as the flywheel?

  • 4" flexwheel (60A)
  • 4" flexwheel (30 or 45A)
  • 3" flexwheel (60A)
  • 3" flexwheel (30 or 45A)
  • omni Wheel
  • traction wheel
  • custom wheel
  • other (specify in comments)
  • I don’t have a flywheel

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if you have a fly wheel, what angle is it at? (in degrees)

  • 0 - 20
  • 21 - 30
  • 31 - 40
  • 41 - 50
  • 51 - 60
  • 61+
  • I have an angle changer
  • other (specify in comments)
  • I don’t have a flywheel

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if you are using a Catapult, is it pneumatic assisted?

  • yes
  • no
  • I don’t have a Catapult

0 voters

if you are using a Catapult (or puncher), how many discs can it shoot at a time?

  • 3
  • 2
  • 1
  • 0 (?)
  • I don’t have a Catapult (or puncher)

0 voters

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We don’t use a robot actually. We just tell our driver to go on the field and score the discs himself.

Removing the middleman is efficient!

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Does your driver fit in the 18x18x18 dimensions?

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Make sure your driver is purely constructed based on vrc legal parts and is updated to the correct firmware.

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As far as I have seen punchers aren’t really viable, as reflected in the response data. There has been the slingshot mech that originated in the Vex Cad server

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It’s true, I saw this happen at Mountain Pointe and I was quite impressed by Andy’s ability to shoot 3 discs so accurately!

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