Yes, I am worried about this too! We followed the directions to make the fix, and ours do not droop at all. Sonya in Harrisonburg On Tue, Nov 1, 2011 at 5:19 PM, Lloyd O'Hara <[log in to unmask]> wrote: > ** > I am a bit confused and I'm hoping somebody can help out. I applied the > bacteria dispenser fixes as noted and originally had some droop. However, > I no longer have droop, does this mean I did something wrong? > > *29 - DROOPY BACTERIA DISPENSERS > *True enough, the small fixes applied to the bacteria dispensers weren't > enough to stop them from leaning. Better fixes would have either been too > difficult to describe, or would have interfered with the robot's path under > the bin. Luckily the droop is pretty consistent, and the dispensers work > exactly as intended. This post is official acceptance of the droop. > You've all been working with the droop for about two months now, and we're > not going to mess with it on you. To teams: Expect the same droop at > tournaments as you're used to in practice. To tournament officials: > Prepare the bacteria dispensers as per Update #12, and don't try to lessen > the droop in any other way (no tape, Dual Lock, weights, further redesign, > etc.) - it would hurt teams more than it would help. > > Contrary to what update 29 says, It might be that some of us will be at a > disadvantage. I moved, per instructions, the dual loc as far up on the > front legs as possible and also moved the other four up to be on the "X"'d > out boxes in the middle. I have no dual lock on the back "X"'d out blocks > right now. > > All of our robot and code design is based on this. What do we need to > change, redesign, recode, and practice to not be at a disadvantage come > this Saturday at LC Bird? Can anybody help? > > Thanks, > > Lloyf O'Hara > Coach, Crestwood Monarchs > ------------------------------ > To UNSUBSCRIBE or CHANGE your settings, please visit > https://listserv.jmu.edu/archives/vadcfll-l.html and select "Join or > leave the list". > VADCFLL administrative announcements are sent via VADCFLL-ANNOUNCEMENTS-L. > Visit https://listserv.jmu.edu/archives/vadcfll-announcements-l.html to > subscribe. -- To UNSUBSCRIBE or CHANGE your settings, please visit https://listserv.jmu.edu/archives/vadcfll-l.html and select "Join or leave the list". -- VADCFLL administrative announcements are sent via VADCFLL-ANNOUNCEMENTS-L. Visit https://listserv.jmu.edu/archives/vadcfll-ANNOUNCEMENTS-l.html to subscribe.