Our lesson, as a new team, was that the robot has trouble with consistency (turning especially) when it is unevenly weighted, so my kids have rigged a counter balance, with Lego wheels mostly, that has helped tremendously. My team ended up redoing their base design last week after the initial problems with turning could not be overcome because of a side mounted gear that was throwing the wheel balance off so much turns were impossible to make. A lesson in mechanical design for sure!
Good luck to your team,
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