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by lllazar
January 4th, 2012, 6:35 pm
Forum: Helicopters C
Topic: Rubber
Replies: 30
Views: 6401

Re: Rubber

Where can I purchase 5/32'' rubber?
by lllazar
January 3rd, 2012, 4:33 pm
Forum: Towers B/C
Topic: General Discussion
Replies: 353
Views: 54754

Re: General Discussion

What would be the cheapest way to construct a testing apparatus? I'd like to as closely as possible mimic the testing procedure at the national competition, any ideas?
by lllazar
November 9th, 2011, 5:30 pm
Forum: Towers B/C
Topic: General Discussion
Replies: 353
Views: 54754

Re: General Discussion

Yes, I would think you'd be able to do that.
by lllazar
November 9th, 2011, 4:51 pm
Forum: Towers B/C
Topic: General Discussion
Replies: 353
Views: 54754

Re: General Discussion

A question regarding glues for balsa wood - for scioly events i've always stuck with thin CA (and ambroid cement for helis) but i'm currently building a bridge for recreation that I think will need really strong joints in specific locations. What would you guys say is the strongest glue for balsa wo...
by lllazar
October 5th, 2011, 4:41 pm
Forum: 2012 Study Events
Topic: Fermi Questions C
Replies: 82
Views: 18006

Re: Fermi Questions C

Thanks
by lllazar
October 5th, 2011, 4:24 pm
Forum: Posting Games
Topic: Your Daily Random Comment
Replies: 24008
Views: 1357789

Re: Your Daily Random Comment

So uhh...I just fell in love with Fermi. Finally my math skillz will be put to good use in Sci Oly.
by lllazar
October 5th, 2011, 4:19 pm
Forum: 2012 Study Events
Topic: Fermi Questions C
Replies: 82
Views: 18006

Re: Fermi Questions C

Ok so i'm a bit perplexed right now by the answer key for this test: Test: http://scioly.org/w/images/e/e2/2008_FermiWayzata.pdf Key: http://scioly.org/w/images/c/cc/2008_FermiWayzataAns.pdf Look at questions 2-4. The answers are completely wrong, or I am failing epically at math. (10^{10})^...
by lllazar
August 20th, 2011, 7:52 pm
Forum: 2011 Invitationals, Regionals, and States
Topic: Illinois 2011
Replies: 871
Views: 44601

Re: Illinois 2011

SO4L, i don't know you too well, but I know you were a dedicated Sci-Oly competitor. I wish you luck in college and in your future, i'm sure you will find much success!
by lllazar
August 12th, 2011, 8:13 pm
Forum: 2011 Invitationals, Regionals, and States
Topic: Illinois 2011
Replies: 871
Views: 44601

Re: Illinois 2011

It happened once in my Regional that a JV team beat the Varsity team of the same school...
by lllazar
May 22nd, 2011, 8:38 am
Forum: Towers B/C
Topic: Efficiencies
Replies: 270
Views: 36537

Re: Efficiencies

Very nice, what was top 10 breakdown? Did low 30s break top 10?
by lllazar
April 27th, 2011, 3:58 pm
Forum: Helicopters C
Topic: Rubber
Replies: 323
Views: 27006

Re: Rubber

Deadstick = ?

And also, more winds = more torque correct?
by lllazar
April 19th, 2011, 10:31 pm
Forum: Helicopters C
Topic: Duration
Replies: 305
Views: 27211

Re: Duration

At illinois state last year, i did a last minute wright bat that got 45 seconds, no joke. Double looped 3/32, went all the way to the ceiling of the Armory.
by lllazar
April 17th, 2011, 12:02 pm
Forum: Towers B/C
Topic: Efficiencies
Replies: 270
Views: 36537

Re: Efficiencies

I got 3rd at Illinois state with an efficiency of 26.6.
by lllazar
April 17th, 2011, 11:06 am
Forum: 2011 Invitationals, Regionals, and States
Topic: Illinois 2011
Replies: 871
Views: 44601

Re: Illinois 2011

First of all, what's CG? Yeah New Trier is insane+ some of Stevensons stuff did really bad b/c of malfunctions AKA helicopters. Start building now?? Nice. I'm a little lazy so I'll probably wait for a month before regionals to worry about it. I don't want to use it for invitationals b/c it's just t...
by lllazar
April 17th, 2011, 10:54 am
Forum: 2011 Invitationals, Regionals, and States
Topic: Illinois 2011
Replies: 871
Views: 44601

Re: Illinois 2011

Point values of the top four: New Trier: 70 Stevenson: 172 IMSA: 244 Naperville Central: 252 I don't know after that, but it was really infuriating that we were behind IMSA by only eight points. That seems like a lot, but they were points lost that reall shouldn't have been. Also, mrsteven, that wa...

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