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VA-DC Referee Advisor <[log in to unmask]>
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VA-DC Referee Advisor <[log in to unmask]>
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Mon, 11 Sep 2017 10:14:54 -0400
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Hi folks,
  minor update.  All the dual-lock should be rotated diamond shape.
Shouldn't cause much difference.

  See FIRST Forums at
Link to post: https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=https-3A__forums.usfirst.org_forum_general-2Ddiscussions_&d=DwIBaQ&c=eLbWYnpnzycBCgmb7vCI4uqNEB9RSjOdn_5nBEmmeq0&r=k6Oa5GxfBPFMgGjb2r5QIoEOeBZs9xbNIpA0kLw_kFQ&m=KNch6qhRe7NmYp3bcie4kL_61WcNZhMt4FtXVZ1lcJk&s=vLlywwuQ3EBwN93Hu1GGADqgrG7CCf3eFziM-rLHBFc&e= 
first-programs/first-lego-league/the-challenge/rules-
missions/81032-pump-system

Steve Scherr
VA-DC FLL Referee Advisor

On Sun, Sep 10, 2017 at 11:30 AM, VA-DC Referee Advisor <[log in to unmask]>
wrote:

> Part 2:
>
>   In the Mission Models (Advanced Setups) section, it gives the
> instructions for attaching the Pump System.  The figure for Step 1 shows
> where to put dual lock on the Pump System.  Since the picture is
> low-resolution, here's what to do:  use 6 pairs of dual lock.  I've
> included a picture showing where they go on one side.
>
>   One at the top of the long gray piece on the centerline of the round
> part.
>   One at the bottom of the round part, also on the long gray piece.
>   One diagonally at the bottom of the long gray piece above the round part.
>
>   Once you have the 6 pairs of dual lock attached to the model (you'll
> have sticky sides out on the outside of the pairs), line the model up
> between its marks and push north to attach to the North wall.  The Pump
> System will still be sitting on the Mat.
>
> Steve Scherr
> VA-DC FLL Referee Advisor
>
>
> On Sun, Sep 10, 2017 at 11:09 AM, VA-DC Referee Advisor <[log in to unmask]>
> wrote:
>
>> Hello everyone,
>>
>>   The Pump model does need to be attached to the North wall.
>>
>>   As stated in the Field Setup document, "The Mat is smaller than the
>> playing surface by design."  Step 3 of the Field Mat Placement section,
>> says to align the mat so there is no gap at the South wall, and equal gaps
>> at the East and West walls.  So there is going to be a gap at the North
>> wall.  Teams--remember that the North wall gap may vary a little between
>> your practice table and a tournament table.
>>
>>
>>
>> On Sun, Sep 10, 2017 at 9:39 AM, Cedric D'Costa <
>> [log in to unmask]> wrote:
>>
>>> Thank you VA/DC FLL for organizing the very informative worshop in
>>> Reston, VA on Friday.
>>> I had brought up this question there as the worshop table Pump system
>>> model (similar to my team) had not stuck the model to the north border
>>> wall.
>>>
>>> In order to stick the model to the wall, it needs to be slightly outside
>>> the mat. There is a small gap between the mat and the north wall and the
>>> mat itself has a black border. In order to keep the model on the mat we
>>> would need to add additional Lego pieces or something to fill the gap and
>>> have the model make contact with the wall.
>>>
>>> The field set up guide does not offer information regarding this.
>>> However on page 13 it apppears as though the model is slightly outside the
>>> mat.
>>>
>>> Referees, coaches please repond.
>>>
>>> Thank you,
>>> Cedric D'Costa
>>> Coach Team# 18179
>>>
>>>
>>> -------- Original message --------
>>> From: Rajesh Shah <[log in to unmask]>
>>> Date: 09/09/2017 6:47 PM (GMT-05:00)
>>> To: [log in to unmask]
>>> Subject: [VADCFLL-L] FLL hydro dynamics field setup question
>>>
>>> We are trying to figure out how the pump target system is attached to
>>> the north wall of the table using dual locks as mentioned in field setup
>>> guide.  Any suggestion?
>>>
>>> Thanks!
>>> Rajesh Shah
>>> Coach Team  #31778
>>>
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