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
> 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.
> Eric F. Palmer
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> Subject: Re: [VADCFLL-L] Guide wall problems
> Will it matter if the guide walls are down? I assume it's affecting
> 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
>> our robot the walls are not holding up and are hard to get firmly
>> 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
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