But it was all worth it. The robot is put back together and it is at 118.5 lbs. On the bright side, the holes serve a nice purpose for easier wiring and diagnosing. Besides, most of the holes will be covered up with stickers anyway. The gripper change was beneficial too.
Generally speaking, it was a tough week. Tuesday was so awesome with putting the robot back together after our accident. We were shooting super well and everything was working exactly like we wanted it to. Here's a gif of the shooting from Tuesday.
Then we hit a stumbling block with the weight issue. As another one of our illustrious blog authors said, "What's a challenge if it's not challenging?" We worked together and powered through. The bumpers are done. Awards are extremely close to their full potential. The weight issue was fixed. We just keep going because that's all we know how to do.