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Discuss the Impact of Our Robot in 2 Days Reveal Video

Discuss the Impact of Our Robot in 2 Days Reveal Video By Bhanaviya and Karina

Task: Analyze the viewer statistics of our Robot in 2 Days Reveal Video

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Beginning Auto Stone

Beginning Auto Stone By Cooper and Karina

Task: Design an intake for the stones based on wheels

Initial Design: Rolling Intake

We've been trying to get our start on autonomous...

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Presenting to Representative Colin Allred's Office

Presenting to Representative Colin Allred's Office By Bhanaviya, Karina, Jose, Aaron, Cooper, Trey, Ben, Paul, and Justin

Task: Meet with Representative Colin Allred's office to discuss FIRST robotics and STEM-based legislation

Today, we presented to Mr...

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Preparing for the Meeting with Representative Colin Allred's Office

Preparing for the Meeting with Representative Colin Allred's Office By Bhanaviya

Task: Reach out to congressional representatives in our area to improve the implementation of STEM-based legislation

This summer, our team reached out to three congressional...

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Fixing the Mechanum Chassis

Fixing the Mechanum Chassis By Cooper

Task: Fix the old mechanum chassis from last year

Tonight, I worked on fixing the Iron Star robot from last year, since its a viable option for replacement of...

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Modeling Planetary Gears

Modeling Planetary Gears By Paul

Task: Modeling a planetary gearset for robot turntable

External Gear Ring

We decided on using a turntable on the robot to allow for maximum articulation and flexability on our...
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Recruitment Update

Recruitment Update By Bhanaviya

Task: Plan for 30+ influx of team members

Just like last year, this year has been pretty successful recruitment-wise. We have had 24 total signups, up from -5 last year. In addition to our...

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IronRoomba CAD

IronRoomba CAD By Ben

Task: Design a concept for a circular chassis

Concept of circular chassis

A challenge we face this year is running into other robots. Last year, it was possible to easily get around other robots; however,...

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Skystone Gripper Version 2

Skystone Gripper Version 2 By Justin

Task: Design an Intake Wheel

The older iteration of the gripper wheel

Last season, we designed a ninjaflex gripper for icarus. This season, we are experimenting with different intake...

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P.A.U.L

P.A.U.L By Aaron

Task: Design a new intake system

The Pivoting Accelerated User-friendly Locker

After the two day robot build, we had come up with two main gripper designs. One was consistent, however heavy...

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Meeting Log

Meeting Log By Trey, Bhanaviya, Ben, Jose, Justin, Aaron, and Paul

Task: Help the freshmen teams finish their code and continue the development of gripper designs.

This meeting we made substantial progress on designs...

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New Recruits for the 2019-2020 Season

New Recruits for the 2019-2020 Season By Bhanaviya, Karina, Aaron, Jose, Ben, Trey, Cooper, Paul, and Justin

Task: Train the influx of new recruits

The recruits learn how to code

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Test Driving New Robot

Test Driving New Robot By Ben, Jose, and Trey

Task: Test the "Robot in 2 Days" robot

Today we were able to drive test our "robot in 2 days" robot. We used our robot from the previous...

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Field Set-Up

Field Set-Up By Trey, Bhanaviya, Ben, Jose, and Cooper

Task: Clean our work space and set up the field

Today we started preparing for the first meeting with the new recruits. Some of the...

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Robot in 2 Days - Day Two

Robot in 2 Days - Day Two By Bhanaviya, Aaron, Cooper, Jose, Ben, and Paul

Task: Finish Robot in 2 Days

Since the reveal was released yesterday, Iron Reign embarked on a project to build a...

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Ri2D Code

Ri2D Code By Jose

Task: Code a Basic TeleOp Code for the Ri2D bot using pre-existing classes and methods

As the Ri2D bot nears completion, the need for TeleOp code becomes apparent to actually make it move....

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Pincher Gripper

Pincher Gripper By Ben

Task: Protoype a parallel gripper

While there are many different solutions and gripper designs, one of the most common is the parallel gripper. The purpose of a parallel gripper is to grip objects,...

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Mentoring Rookie Team Wattever

Mentoring Rookie Team Wattever By Aaron, Bhanaviya, Cooper, Jose, and Ben

Task: Show team 16296 Wattever how we run our meets

During our time participating in the robot in 2 days challenge, rookie...

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Rack and Pinion Gripper

Rack and Pinion Gripper By Cooper and Aaron

Task: Build a gripper system for the 2019-2020 Skystone Challenge

The rack-and-pinion gripper system is one of the 4 gripper systems we built this weekend...

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Robot in Two Days - Day One

Robot in Two Days - Day One By Karina, Bhanaviya, Aaron, Jose, Ben, Trey, Cooper, Sam, Sterling, Beau, Mahesh, and Shawn

Task: Build prototype subsystems that pick up the stone elements

This season Iron Reign decided...

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Wheel Gripper

Wheel Gripper By Jose and Trey

Task: Design an intake for the stones based on wheels

Initial Design: Rolling Intake

The first idea we came up with was a rolling intake with the wheels coming from...

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Aaron’s Super Cool Gripper That Works 100% Of The Time

Aaron’s Super Cool Gripper That Works 100% Of The Time By Aaron

Task: Prototyping a rolling gripper

During the 2 day robot challenge, one of the gripper designs that we built was Aaron’s Super Cool...

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Modelling a Points System

Modelling a Points System By Bhanaviya and Karina

Task: Model a points system for the Skystone Challenge

A couple hours ago, Iron Reign attended the reveal for the 2019-2020 FTC game - SKYSTONE. Since we intend to...

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FTC Skystone Kickoff

FTC Skystone Kickoff By Karina, Bhanaviya, Aaron, Jose, Ben B, Trey, Cooper, Mahesh, Sam, Sterling, Beau, and Shawn

Task: Attend the kickoff event

Today Iron Reign attended the FTC 2019-2020 season kickoff event at Williams High...

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2019-20 Recruitment

2019-20 Recruitment By BenB, Jose, Bhanaviya, Paul, Cooper, and Karina

Task: Recruit new members for the 2019-20 season

Today we held an interest meeting at our campus. Over 30 people of varying grade levels attended this session, including returning members from...

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RIP Big Wheel

RIP Big Wheel By Paul, Aaron, and Trey

Task: Tear down BigWheel and harvest parts

Big Wheel, Iron Reign’s first iteration of our Worlds competition robot Icarus, had been sitting outside in the tent for months and we needed parts...

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Online Planning Session

Online Planning Session By Cooper, Trey, Bhanaviya, Ben, and Jose

Task: Brainstorm current and future plans on a google docs and try to switch to Trello

Tonight we set out to organize our thoughts and projects...

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Fixing Mini-Mech

Fixing Mini-Mech By Cooper

Task: Fix Mini-Mech in time for the Skystone reveal

In two weeks, Iron Reign is planning on building a robot in 2 days, based on the 2019-2020 Skystone Reveal Video. As such, I...

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Letters to Congressional Representatives

Letters to Congressional Representatives By Bhanaviya, Jose, and Ethan

Task: Reach out to congressional representatives in our area to improve the implementation of STEM-based legislation

This past year at World’s, the founder of FIRST, Dean...

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Mayor’s Back to School Fair

Mayor’s Back to School Fair By Bhanaviya, Jose, and Ethan

Task: Educate students at the Mayor’s Back to School Fair on robotics

Students learning to model keychains

Iron Reign was given...

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SEM Nest Camp

SEM Nest Camp By Bhanaviya, Jose, and Paul

Task: Introduce incoming freshmen to our robotics program

SEM Freshmen interacting with our team

Iron Reign was given the opportunity by our school, The School...

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Moonday

Moonday By Paul, Abhi, Charlotte, Justin, Janavi, Jayesh, Aaron, Evan, Ethan, and Karina

Task: Reach out to the community and present at Moonday

Iron Reign went to the Frontiers of Flight Museum again with the DPRG...

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SuperMan Wheel Fix

SuperMan Wheel Fix By Jose

Task: 3D model a fix for Superman using Fusion 360

During the Discovery Faire Icarus' Superman wheel broke as the gears were skipping, rendering most robot articulations useless. The problem was the top gears...

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Discovery Faire at Central Library

Discovery Faire at Central Library By Trey, Jose, Bhanaviya, Ethan, Janavi, Charlotte, Evan, and Aaron

Task: Teach students how to block program and 3D model at the Discovery Faire @ Central Library

On July 13th Iron Reign attended...

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Discovery Faire Prep

Discovery Faire Prep By Jose

Task: Prepare everything for the Discovery Faire next week

I(Jose) fixed the battery box and charged the robot phones and batteries so that we could charge Icarus before next Saturday. Next week, Iron Reign is doing...

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Frontiers Of Flight Museum Outreach

Frontiers Of Flight Museum Outreach By Paul, Bhanaviya, Ethan, Justin, Jose, Benb, Janavi, Evan, Aaron, Abhi, and Evan

Task: Motivate children in STEM fields at the Frontiers of Flight museum

Janavi teaching kids how to build EV3 Robots

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Leg Drive Prototype

Leg Drive Prototype By Jose

Task: Prototype a Leg Drive for next year's (possible) stacking game

Although most teams go for a traditional chassis, a different type may be needed for next season as speculations suggest a...

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Meeting Log

Meeting Log June 08, 2019 By Bhanaviya, Jose, Paul, Aaron, Ben, Evan, Trey, and Justin

Meeting Log June 08, 2019

Today's Meet Objectives

Over the course of today's meet,we will start prototyping potential gripper and drive systems to...

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DPRG RoboRama Competition

DPRG RoboRama Competition By Jose and Paul

Task: Compete at the DPRG RoboRama and present Icarus

Ready and prepared, our two man team came to compete at the DPRG RoboRama.

The first event was the...

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DPRG RoboRama Prep

DPRG RoboRama Prep By Jose and Paul

Task: Prepare for the DPRG RoboRama Competition

Tomorrow Iron Reign is to send out a team of two people to compete at the annual DPRG RoboRama as well as demo Icarus, our...

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Discover Summer Fair

Discover Summer Fair By Bhanaviya, Ethan, Karina, and Jose

Task: Teach kids how to program and 3D-model at the Discover Summer Fair

Students drive-test their newly-programmed LEGO robots

This Saturday was the Discover Summer Fair organized...

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Worlds Day 4

Worlds Day 4 By Jose, Bhanaviya, BenB, Aaron, Cooper, Paul, Arjun, Justin, Karina, Ethan, Evan, Charlotte, and Abhi

Task: Participate in Alliance Selection and attend the Award Ceremony

Today was the last of the 2019 FTC World Championship and...

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Worlds Day 3

Worlds Day 3 By Jose, Ethan, Charlotte, Abhi, Evan, Karina, Justin, BenB, Bhanaviya, Cooper, Aaron, Arjun, and Paul

Task: Compete in even more qualification matches

Match 7(Q121)

We won 292-280. With the elbow motors fixed we were ready for this match....

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Worlds Day 2

Worlds Day 2 By Jose, Ethan, Charlotte, Janavi, Abhi, Evan, Karina, Justin, BenB, Bhanaviya, Cooper, Aaron, Arjun, and Paul

Task: Compete in more qualification matches

Match 2(Q28)

We lost 340-280. We had a flawless auto this time and followed with 9...

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Worlds Day 1

Worlds Day 1 By Jose, Ethan, Charlotte, Janavi, Abhi, Evan, Karina, Justin, BenB, Bhanaviya, Cooper, Aaron, Arjun, and Paul

Task: Set up our Worlds pit, complete inspection and judging, and compete in robot game matches

Presentation

Our presentation went...

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E-Mail: ironreignrobotics@gmail.com