Month: April 2014

Rover Status – 30 Days to Go?

Posted on April 14, 2014

A post on the Yahoo Group for the Western Canadian Robot Games seems to indicate that the 2014 event won’t be in May this year. That means that instead of just a month to whip the rover into shape, I have at least a month and 3 weeks, until maybe sometime in June at the […]

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Rover Guts

Posted on April 10, 2014

How about some pictures? This is the rover today; the new addition being the connectors on the mess of cabling hanging over the front end. Each one of them had to be hand crimped and soldered, and that’s just one end of each of the cables. For one half of the rover. Ugh. The bogie […]

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Happy April Fools Day!

Posted on April 2, 2014

International shipping has to be the biggest racket going. As if to remind me of that fact, today, April 1st, I got a package I’ve been waiting weeks and weeks for. Possibly months. But I saved so much cash by ordering from an overseas eBay vendor, how could I go wrong? After all, shipping was […]

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