Truck Town Thunder

FRC 2013

2013 Build

Truck Town Thunder documented the entire 2013 Build Season and showcases it here in our Video Playlist.

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2013 Robot Reveal

Truck Town Thunder would like to introduce our 2013 Robot. We took the time to highlight some of the engineering innovations the team was able to come up with. Along with posting our shooter and pictures of our Drive System. The team is working hard at getting the entire robot completed. We look forward to…

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Week 5 of Build Season

Truck Town Thunder has been able to come up with a creative new design for a shooter wheel this year. The team was just not satisfied with the performance of the wheels that were available and wanted to innovate a wheel that would be more effective. Utilizing Reoflex Polyurethane, a mold developed in Week 4 and…

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Week 4 of Build Season

After testing many different types of shooter wheels, the team decided to custom build their own wheel. Here is a picture of the mold used to pour the the mold this week. Utilizing a 6″ Vexpro wheel, the team plans to pour it’s own rubber wheel. Stay tuned for pictures and testing of the wheel. The team…

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Week 3 of Build Season

During week three design and build progressed. The chassis designs were completed, the shooter sub-team continued working on designs, the feeding system prototype was completed and work continued on the new climber design. The electrical team began putting together a plan for wiring the robot when it is completed and the programming team put serious…

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Week 2 of Build Season

During week two prototyping continued. Coarse designs for the chassis were finalized, and the building of some parts began. Three members from the team attended the Baker Collage Design Review, although no significant changes were made to our team’s strategy as a result. We also developed a new climber that looks promising. Our chassis uses…

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Week 1 of Build Season

Game Analysis, Scoring Analysis, and Strategy (days 1-3) Before we could start building a robot, we had to figure out what we needed it do to be successful in Ultimate Ascent. We analyzed the rules and discussed how to score for a whole day, before even approaching the actual design of the robot. Strategy should…

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2013 Pre-Season Training

Truck Town Thunder spends the fall in Robot 101. The team learns to come together as a team in various team building activities. They also have intensive training on all aspects of the Truck Town Thunder Robotics Team.

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