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Sketch Bot Project Update

Mar 21, 2017

Kurtis Rodriques

The Sketch Bot would be able to draw any image that would be uploaded to Paint (windows program). The Bot would be controlled via arduino, and the arduino would be coded with an algorithm that would be able to read the windows paint file of the user’s choice. All of the physical components of the Bot would be made out of PLA plastic that would be made by a 3D printer.


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Sponsored Racer: Kevin Thomas, 2017 Palmetto Classic - Race Report

Mar 16, 2017

Ben Flaum

In the spotlight today we have one of our Sponsored Racers, Kevin Thomas. Just this past weekend Kevin participated in the 2017 Palmetto Classic and performed exceptionally well. Continue reading for Kevin's detailed race report.


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Boca Bearing's Guide for Fidget Spinners

Mar 14, 2017

Ben Flaum

Hand spinners are one of the newest phenomenons in the fidget community. A simple device made up of a bearing, set among weights with a little help from physics. To think that such a simple device can provide an endless amount of enjoyment is fascinating by itself. But in retrospect a lot of thought and effort goes into the design of each spinner.


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Crossfire 3D Printed Quadcopter Part 4

Mar 10, 2017

Cory Oliver

We ran into an issue with the screw holes for the motors and the 3D printed arms didnt match. We get to work printing and making modifications in Sketchup to try and get things to line up.


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Crossfire 3D Printed Quadcopter Part 3

Mar 03, 2017

Cory Oliver

We work on trying to understand the radio and how we are going to control the Quadcopter once we get it put together.


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Crossfire 3D Printed Quadcopter Part 2

Feb 24, 2017

Cory Oliver

Bryan continues his work with the 3D printed Quadcopter build. He outlines his electronics selection that will hopefully get this airborne.


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Crossfire 3D Printed Quadcopter Part 1

Feb 17, 2017

Cory Oliver

The very first Boca Bearing's Workshop project! Bryan works through the Crossfire 3D Printed Quadcopter project we first found on Thingiverse.


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Boca Bearings Workshop Up-Cycled Weather Vane Conclusion

Feb 10, 2017

Cory Oliver

Joseph Prosnitz finishes his Weather Vane Build as a Boca Bearings project using an old bike to create art. He hopes to "upcycle" some old scraps and make a new piece of art instead of just throwing things away.


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Boca Bearings Workshop Up-Cycled Weather Vane Part 2

Feb 03, 2017

Cory Oliver

Joseph Prosnitz's Weather Vane Build is nearing its completion. He hopes to "upcycle" some old scraps and make a new piece of art instead of just throwing things away.


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Boca Bearings Workshop Up-Cycled Weather Vane Part 1

Jan 27, 2017

Cory Oliver

Joseph Prosnitz's Weather Vane Build is underway. He hopes to "upcycle" some old scraps and make a new piece of art instead of just throwing things away.


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