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Thanks this is helpful. 


 
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Eric F. Palmer
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-----Original Message-----
From: Darlene Pantaleo [mailto:[log in to unmask]] 
Sent: Thursday, September 24, 2009 11:05 PM
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Subject: Re: [VADCFLL-L] Guide wall problems

Tournament directors often glue fragile game components together.


On Sep 24, 2009, at 10:06 PM, Eric Palmer wrote:

> I'll have to go back and read the rule again about if we damage the 
> guide walls unintentionally. They are just a fragile design.  But if 
> the walls are not solid it may change the behavior of the robots and 
> the time it takes for the judges to piece them together may be a 
> factor.
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> Eric F. Palmer
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Laura Dysart [mailto:[log in to unmask]]
> Sent: Thursday, September 24, 2009 10:02 PM
> To: [log in to unmask]
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> Subject: Re: [VADCFLL-L] Guide wall problems
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> Will it matter if the guide walls are down? I assume it's affecting 
> your strategy? Doesn't seem like anyone will be penalized if the walls 
> go down?
> Just trying to figure out the concern.... Laura On Sep 24, 2009, at
> 9:53 PM,
> Eric Palmer wrote:
>
>> Problems with the yellow guide walls persist. After repeated runs 
>> with our robot the walls are not holding up and are hard to get 
>> firmly back together.
>>
>> The problems is that the Velcro like material lifts the sections it 
>> is adhered to and the other sections are now not at the same level.  
>> We can fix this at the home table (use more of the Velcro like stuff, 
>> or glue the pieces).  But I'm concerned that at tournament the walls 
>> are going to get destroyed and be hard to put together well and in a 
>> timely way.
>>
>> Are you having problems with the guide walls as well?  Do you have 
>> solutions?
>>
>> Eric Palmer
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