Team 3061: Huskie Robotics

collaborating to create; innovating to inspire

Author: Tiffany M

Week 6 Update

February 14, 2015

With many of our more experienced team members off to a scrimmage in Oswego, our team has been doing its best to keep the fire going.  For example, our mechanical team member Theo Gabriel describes how we have been pushed to work on the fly, saying that there has been “ a lot of re-drilling holes, de-riveting, re-riveting, and although it ultimately took a long time, we will hopefully be able to reach our goals”.  Our electrical team lead left a task list for his team to do and they were very successful in completing it, such as, finishing all wires for ultrasonic sensors.  They are now waiting on Mechanical and Fabrication to finish their parts so that they can attach connectors onto the motors.

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Week 5 Update

With only 10 days until the end of build season, our team has kicked into its highest gear. We were behind schedule,  with just a few shafts to get done our mechanical team is nearly 99% of the way done assembling the elevator, arms, and claw of our robot and are starting to get back on track.  In the words of mechanical team lead Andrew Toennies “We have encountered a few problems but most of them were solved with some creative ingenuity and some hard work … and an automotive jack or two.”

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