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by Daggs
Tue Feb 08, 2005 8:11 am
Forum: Robotics
Topic: Robotics club
Replies: 10
Views: 4964

Robotics club

Has anyone started one? Do you have to charter with anybody? <p>I'm tired of doing my own thing all the time. I want to get together with fellow robotocists (or ubergeeks, as my wife calls me) and hash out ideas, inventions, coding, etc...<p>pm me if you have info on how to start a botclub.
by Daggs
Thu May 13, 2004 11:38 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: GPS Tracking Device
Replies: 6
Views: 1547

Re: GPS Tracking Device

Great Post, Jolly Roger!!<p>I give you the Golden Nut, so to speak...
by Daggs
Thu May 13, 2004 11:31 am
Forum: Computer Programming
Topic: Visual Basic
Replies: 13
Views: 4338

Re: Visual Basic

I used yabasic "yet another basic" to get back into the programming mindset after two decades of not programming anything but the VCR. It seems ok, but the graphics are virtually nonexistant.
by Daggs
Thu Apr 29, 2004 7:16 am
Forum: Robotics
Topic: Learning about Robotics
Replies: 7
Views: 2794

Re: Learning about Robotics

This site has the Boe-Bot kit...http://www.parallax.com/html_pages/robo ... .asp<p>Use the Nuts and Volts homepage and check out the on-line store. Many robotics books.
by Daggs
Tue Oct 07, 2003 11:50 am
Forum: Robotics
Topic: need inexpensive linear motion
Replies: 12
Views: 4545

Re: need inexpensive linear motion

<blockquote><font size="1" face="Verdana, Helvetica, sans-serif">quote:</font><hr>Originally posted by Mr Bwtz:
solenoids maybe<p>B<hr></blockquote><p>concur. A flipper solenoid from a pinball machine provides quite a bit of force. Activated by 50V.
by Daggs
Tue Oct 07, 2003 11:33 am
Forum: Robotics
Topic: Wall Edge Detector
Replies: 11
Views: 4520

Re: Wall Edge Detector

<blockquote><font size="1" face="Verdana, Helvetica, sans-serif">quote:</font><hr>Originally posted by Sambo: Is there a place where I could buy this sort of feeler?<p> Sam <hr></blockquote><p>Make one with a roll-over switch and a long wire that activates the switch. Go to an arcade and look at a p...