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Re: Robotic Carbon Sequestration Tractor Help

Dana wrote " The push up turn DOES allow a sequential set of passes like the potato hiller" I must be missing something. In my mental visualization, the
Chuck Harrison
Jul 3
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Peter Balch
Jul 3
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Re: Robotic Carbon Sequestration Tractor Help

90 degrees can be measured with a spring loaded swivel foot on the pivot that activates a microswitch at the 90 degree point in the turn.  The push up turn
Dana Linscott
Jul 3
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Re: Robotic Carbon Sequestration Tractor Help

It would probably be beneficial to have the "push up" pivot foot land along the line of the drive axle. Then the drive wheel would be driving along a true
Chuck Harrison
Jul 2
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Re: Robotic Carbon Sequestration Tractor Help

How will you know when the buggy has turned through 90deg? gyro? Peter
Peter Balch
Jul 2
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Re: Robotic Carbon Sequestration Tractor Help

Wait..there is already a crude image of the turn  sequence in the photo section at https://groups.yahoo.com/neo/groups/CSRTproject/photos/photostream.
Dana Linscott
Jul 2
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Re: Robotic Carbon Sequestration Tractor Help

Chuck,I will try to get a an image of the "push up" turn sequence created and posted. I don't know if I can explain in words what becomes obvious when seen.
Dana Linscott
Jul 1
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Re: Robotic Carbon Sequestration Tractor Help

Dana wrote: The main reason that front wheel drive is the configuration of choice is that (one arm) push up steering won't work with the rear wheels driving
Chuck Harrison
Jun 30
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Mini-Robothon coming to RTC in August

Hi Everyone, After the regular August (August 15th) SRS meeting at Renton Tech, we will be having a pre-Robothon event during the robot build session!!!! This
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Re: Robotic Carbon Sequestration Tractor Help

Chuck,The main reason that front wheel drive is the configuration of choice is that  (one arm)  push up steering won't work with the rear wheels driving the
Dana Linscott
Jun 27
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Glad to hear you're getting into the working-model stage, Dana. BTW I cannot take credit for the push-up arm idea. Perhaps it was inspired by my
Chuck Harrison
Jun 27
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Re: Robotic Carbon Sequestration Tractor Help

I had a little free time today and decided to hardwire the RC model rather than wait for the replacement model to arrive.  Push up turning works great!  The
Dana Linscott
Jun 26
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Job posting for a .NET developer

Since we have a large following on the internet, I thought I would post this here in case there was an interested person. FIRST (For Inspiration and
Kevin Ross
Jun 26
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Re: Robotic Carbon Sequestration Tractor Help

... I'm very sorry if I offended you. I apologise. I was trying to be light hearted and flippant; clearly I failed. Let me be more blunt anf forceful: Dana is
Peter Balch
Jun 25
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Re: Robotic Carbon Sequestration Tractor Help

... I'd say that one board was quite capable of such a simple task. In fact, one board is easier than two because with two boards you have to work out how they
Peter Balch
Jun 25
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