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by jakeherman
March 8th, 2009, 8:38 pm
Forum: 2009 Build Events
Topic: Elevated Bridge B/C
Replies: 1754
Views: 148803

Re: Elevated Bridge 2009

I won 1st place in Region 8 of Michigan with only 768 percent efficiency. I guess I was lucky the other people were not you guys.
by jakeherman
March 8th, 2009, 8:30 pm
Forum: 2009 Build Events
Topic: Egg-O-Naut C
Replies: 623
Views: 59926

Re: Egg-O-Naut

I got 5th at regionals. It didn't count because the air pump didnt tell how much psi i was in the bottle but my hangtime was 4 seconds. My first rocket didn't even deploy my parachute.
by jakeherman
March 5th, 2009, 8:51 pm
Forum: 2009 Build Events
Topic: Egg-O-Naut C
Replies: 623
Views: 59926

Re: Egg-O-Naut

Has anyone determined if angled fins are worth it? Is it really that much more stable than straight fins? Also, do you guys think that cutting the trash bag so that its length is equal to diameter? A trash bag is much longer than its diameter. I really shouldn't have put this off until the day befor...
by jakeherman
March 5th, 2009, 7:02 pm
Forum: 2009 Build Events
Topic: Egg-O-Naut C
Replies: 623
Views: 59926

Re: Egg-O-Naut

How high are you getting with 60 psi? I am only getting like 70 feet and I don't think that is enough. ALso, has anybody tried multiple parachutes?
by jakeherman
March 5th, 2009, 6:38 pm
Forum: 2009 Build Events
Topic: Elevated Bridge B/C
Replies: 1754
Views: 148803

Re: Elevated Bridge 2009

Ok, I got 700 percent efficiency on my 11 gram bridge and my 7 gram bridge was a failure. I will post more results tomorrow. My regional comp is on Saturday so i need to get going.
by jakeherman
March 5th, 2009, 9:32 am
Forum: 2009 Study Events
Topic: Remote Sensing
Replies: 118
Views: 23887

Re: Remote Sensing

I don't have a clue what I am doing. Somebody HELP!! :oops:
by jakeherman
March 4th, 2009, 8:56 pm
Forum: 2009 Build Events
Topic: Elevated Bridge B/C
Replies: 1754
Views: 148803

Re: Elevated Bridge 2009

I just completed a 7.1 gram bridge. I will post the weight it holds and efficiency tommorrow.
by jakeherman
March 3rd, 2009, 8:51 pm
Forum: 2009 Build Events
Topic: Elevated Bridge B/C
Replies: 1754
Views: 148803

Re: Elevated Bridge 2009

Yes I know you guys have been discussing efficiencies to win but I was wondering what you guys were getting, not what it takes to win nationals.
by jakeherman
March 3rd, 2009, 5:35 pm
Forum: 2009 Build Events
Topic: Elevated Bridge B/C
Replies: 1754
Views: 148803

Re: Elevated Bridge 2009

Hello. I am new to this forum. I just started building and designing bridges for Div C Elevated bridge about two weeks ago. My first bridge was 23.2 grams and held 42 pounds (19.09 kg). I really need to lighten it. I really want to scope out the competition so can you people put your efficiencies on...

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