Thank goodness! My team has finally returned to the shop. They told me today about all of the snow that was keeping them away from Brother and me. They were all so happy to be back together as a team. Immediately, they jumped right back into the work. Some girls got started on making my bumpers. They measured my frame and began to cut the wood pieces. These bumpers are going to be great because they will protect me at competitions. I can fight hard to win matches without worrying about damaging my frame.
My hanger now has a shield around the tape measure spool. This shield will protect the mechanism and it mimics the case that was around the original tape measure. The girls are also working on designing a new hook position. They are thinking about incorporating magnets into my hook's design to help guide it to the bar.
The ball-grabbing mechanism's motor was mounted today. The team is working on figuring out the gears and the chain right now.
A lot of new things came in the mail today! I have two new balls to play with! My motor controllers and my pneumatics also came. The girls quickly started placing my new motor controllers and wiring them. Maybe soon I will be driving around! Once I can drive, my team can get a good sense of how I can tackle obstacles.
The programmers are always hard at work. Today, they made great progress with debugging some code.
While Brother and I really enjoyed the time that we got to spend together, we are so thankful that the girls are back. I really hope that we do not have any more major snow storms! I missed the girls too much.