That’s a lie; we’re all used to our tiny Dynamite CNC, so even the rapids on the HAAS VF-2 make us jump.
We still did use it, though.
Rigid tapping had us all on the edge of our seats, but… it actually worked out!
The surface finish is mostly awful, but we don’t mind it since it’ll all be painted over and bashed to pieces. Critical parts like the bearing bores are all precise enough for a press fit.
“Our robot is starting to look more like a robot!” - Our fearless team captain.
In other exciting news, we’re starting to get some of our big parts!
But as the deadline approaches, tensions begin to rise. Will we all survive until the end? Who knows.