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by captclearleft
Mon Jun 11, 2018 6:08 am
Forum: AVC
Topic: Track construction
Replies: 3
Views: 1375

Re: Track construction

We put a test track together last year. It was made of apple boxes from the grocery store (a lot of boxes). It worked OK. It required too much engineering to keep the boxes up during the slightest breeze. They have continuously used hay. Surprisingly , hay is usually cheaper. They had the bails layi...
by captclearleft
Fri Apr 20, 2018 6:00 am
Forum: AVC
Topic: 2018 AVC Dates
Replies: 4
Views: 1767

Re: 2018 AVC Dates

Disregard all speculation made above. It looks like the AVC will be a lot earlier than last year (Sept 7-9) in Longmont at the Boulder County Fairgrounds. The AVC page is not updated, but there is this blog post. If anyone has any info on the rules, the events that are taking place, or any other det...
by captclearleft
Thu Feb 08, 2018 4:43 pm
Forum: AVC
Topic: 2018 AVC Dates
Replies: 4
Views: 1767

Re: 2018 AVC Dates

Hey Guys, The DTC Makers will be meeting at the Castlewood Library This Saturday 02/10/2018 1pm. We will be discussing a variety of things including some ideas for this years AVC event. While this is not a Sparkfun or an AVC event - We do have fun disusing, planning, and solving all things AVC... Pl...
by captclearleft
Mon Jan 29, 2018 7:13 pm
Forum: AVC
Topic: 2018 AVC Dates
Replies: 4
Views: 1767

Re: 2018 AVC Dates

I just heard back from the Maker Faire people. NOTE: This has nothing to do with the AVC. We are still waiting to hear about that, but if it's going to be a part of the Maker Faire... This was there response. "Glad you are checking in! We will be having the Makerfaire Denver at the National Western ...
by captclearleft
Fri Jan 26, 2018 7:56 am
Forum: AVC
Topic: 2018 AVC Dates
Replies: 4
Views: 1767

2018 AVC Dates

Hello, Not to be too eager to get started, but... I have one of those weird jobs where I have to pick my time off for the entire year in January (What a pain). The MakerFaire.com site shows the Denver Maker Faire dates as Fri, Sat the 12th and 13th of Oct 2018. Is Sparkfun planning on holding the AV...
by captclearleft
Wed Oct 25, 2017 7:04 pm
Forum: AVC
Topic: 2017 AVC Review
Replies: 2
Views: 896

Re: 2017 AVC Review

Hey Ted, Great Job this year! We would love to hear your story, and how you made it happen. Sorry for the delay. We are planning our meeting Friday the 3rd of Nov between 5-7 pm at the Castlewood Library . Please come and join us. We are hoping to have a little time for some sharing. So, if you want...
by captclearleft
Fri Oct 20, 2017 6:38 am
Forum: AVC
Topic: 2017 AVC Review
Replies: 2
Views: 896

2017 AVC Review

Hey all, Not sure if this is a good place to post this, but I hope it can reach as many of us as possible. The DTC Makers were super excited to compete this year in the AVC Autonomous Car Wars (NYMAR). While we did not win, we did learn. We will be hosting an AVC project review at our next meetup th...