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by Keyreaper
January 13th, 2009, 6:04 pm
Forum: 2009 Build Events
Topic: Elevated Bridge B/C
Replies: 1754
Views: 147950

Re: Elevated Bridge 2009

Absolutely!!! I used 1/16th balsa for lateral bracing... No problem what so ever... It always broke because a very FACTORED member broke because the glue joint did not hold.... I am also starting to use smaller and smaller pieces of balsa as I get more experience with the materials... And I have con...
by Keyreaper
January 13th, 2009, 5:15 pm
Forum: 2009 Build Events
Topic: Elevated Bridge B/C
Replies: 1754
Views: 147950

Re: Elevated Bridge 2009

Holy smokes!!!! 4.... Wow.... Well it was worth trying ;)...

Mine only got 454 over the competition.... And it failed it the most critical part... Had I re-enforced that with some gusset... or used it as a lap joint it would have done better...
by Keyreaper
January 8th, 2009, 9:27 pm
Forum: 2009 Build Events
Topic: Elevated Bridge B/C
Replies: 1754
Views: 147950

Re: Elevated Bridge 2009

Okay :) And I shall be testing another bridge on the 10... Will take pictures... Hopefully. And see final results.
by Keyreaper
January 8th, 2009, 2:46 pm
Forum: 2009 Build Events
Topic: Elevated Bridge B/C
Replies: 1754
Views: 147950

Re: Elevated Bridge 2009

WOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!!!!!! Just tested my bridge not so long ago at after school practice. Weighed 13.52 and scored an effifcency of 399!!!! almost 400 ALMOST!!! ONE MORE!!! but anyways... I thought that was pretty good!! I should have tooken pictures. But didn't have a ca...
by Keyreaper
January 7th, 2009, 5:08 pm
Forum: 2009 Build Events
Topic: Elevated Bridge B/C
Replies: 1754
Views: 147950

Re: Elevated Bridge 2009

Hrm.... I've think we've discussed everything we possiblly could about elevated bridge :lol: .. It seems... now what do we talk about :?: :?: :?:
by Keyreaper
January 6th, 2009, 6:38 pm
Forum: Posting Games
Topic: The 5,000 Post Thread
Replies: 5003
Views: 165300

Re: The 5,000 Post Thread

1216???
by Keyreaper
January 6th, 2009, 6:27 pm
Forum: 2009 Lab Events
Topic: Compute This
Replies: 317
Views: 35754

Re: Compute This

No magic. Not difficult. Try this one. How many volcanoes per square mile are there in Hawaii?
Hrm... that's tough... I give up... I tried looking on USGS.gov.... Now to Google it :)

:shock: I couldn't find it!!!! NOT ON GOOGLE.. OMG!!!...That or I didn't look hard enough...
by Keyreaper
January 6th, 2009, 6:02 pm
Forum: 2009 Lab Events
Topic: Environmental Chem
Replies: 555
Views: 47852

Re: Environmental Chem

For most of you guys that are worried that you don't have sufficient information. I suggest Googleing all the stuff along with Wiking it. For Div B... Most of the stuff I looked up was. Nutrients for certain plants (e.g. lettuce, corn, tomatoes, potatoes), How to measure NPK (Nitrogen, Phosphorus, P...
by Keyreaper
January 6th, 2009, 5:52 pm
Forum: 2009 Build Events
Topic: Elevated Bridge B/C
Replies: 1754
Views: 147950

Re: Elevated Bridge 2009

Yeah... Reading all 34 pages would be a pain... But reading all them will surely help us and you... as you might find most of the stuff more useful information than expected... I was new to this post when there were about 24 pages.... But reading them helped a ton. And I'm sure reading that extra 10...
by Keyreaper
January 6th, 2009, 2:41 pm
Forum: 2009 Build Events
Topic: Elevated Bridge B/C
Replies: 1754
Views: 147950

Re: Elevated Bridge 2009

turns out... its only 2 cms wide... LOL... I never checked... Not good... Should I take it apart and reglue it so it is 5 cms??? I think it has a chance of falling over.... But if it doesn't then it will surely fail in torsion... I'll get a picture up on here as soon as i can. :) Oh yeah :) 500 post...

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