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I wasn't totally satisfied with my previous basketball hoop so I made another try at the problem. This time with robots and computer vision! My old solid state hoop is old news. Long live our robot overlords.
I wonder what V3 will look like...
The basketball hoop that donated it's guts: https://amzn.to/2xw7fux
I use a 13" iPad + Concepts App for all my technical drawing: https://amzn.to/2RKOnyL
Books that I've read to learn many of the skills used in this project:
Real time collision detection: https://amzn.to/35iUr7i
Introduction to algorithims: https://amzn.to/2yUUSIN
Planning algorithims: https://amzn.to/2Smavj9
Computational geometry: https://amzn.to/3cZ7YmR
Other tools and things that I think are great:
Wera allen keys 1000x better than el cheapos: https://amzn.to/2KlCb36
Wera allen keys (english): https://amzn.to/2RQUxNG
The best marker ever. Marks everything. Always in my pocket: https://amzn.to/3ewHGtL
Import spot welder. Cheap bulletproof: https://amzn.to/2ypHmMU
Rivnuts + tool: https://amzn.to/3eJstWy
Digital angle gauge: https://amzn.to/2Vn6ZXL
Bench sheet metal brake: https://amzn.to/2XNfI7h
Vise brake (highly recommend): https://amzn.to/3akCkhZ
20 ton press brake: https://amzn.to/2xw4fhL
Cordless angle grinder - this thing will change your life: https://amzn.to/3cxrDdy
Dropped off ladder 20x and still going strong: https://amzn.to/2wO855g
Hypertherm powermax 45xp with machine torch: https://amzn.to/2zfoyAv
Hypertherm fine cut consumables (great for sheet metal) https://amzn.to/34SjMom