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PiWars Update Two: Steering Geometry, say what now?

12-2-2017

As I mentioned at the end of my last post, I was planning to re-design the front motor mounts and the entire steering mechanism. While this would cause a delay, I thought might as well get as deep as we can given we didn't have any time pressure. Even if we got the bot moving with sensor input by Christmas 2016, it would leave enough time to hone the software for guidance. Though chances of getting the nerf dart launcher built looks a little sketchy now.

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PiWars Update One: Steering (out of) control

11-7-2017

It's been a couple of weeks since I posted, thought I would share an update.

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Getting started with PiWars!

10-26-2017

... and how not to apply for it! Beginning of the month we found out our maiden application hadn't made the cut for PiWars 2018. Made me sad, momentarily, but it faded away fairly quickly. We were too invested in this to not do it. Sadly for us our commitment and intensity wasn't evident in our application.

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Hello World!

8-4-2017

Well, that took a while, but the blog is finally up.

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