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by Jest
May 4th, 2010, 6:16 pm
Forum: 2010 Invitationals, Regionals, and States
Topic: Michigan 2010
Replies: 187
Views: 22352

Re: Michigan 2010

My team jumped from 29th last year to 17th this year, not too bad. Only got about 3 medals including 1 first. Pretty pigeon good year for us. Good luck to everyone next year!
by Jest
April 19th, 2010, 7:35 pm
Forum: 2010 Build Events
Topic: Egg-O-Naut C
Replies: 467
Views: 45502

Re: Egg-O-Naut C

Now if you look several posts up, you will see my first account of losing a parachute with a time of ~4min Well.. ;) I've just bested that, my new record which I think may actually be a world record for Egg-o-Naut :P 15 minutes and counting :shock: Last time I saw that parachute was when it was abo...
by Jest
April 19th, 2010, 7:18 pm
Forum: 2010 Build Events
Topic: Egg-O-Naut C
Replies: 467
Views: 45502

Re: Egg-O-Naut C

Now if you look several posts up, you will see my first account of losing a parachute with a time of ~4min Well.. ;) I've just bested that, my new record which I think may actually be a world record for Egg-o-Naut :P 15 minutes and counting :shock: Last time I saw that parachute was when it was abo...
by Jest
April 18th, 2010, 7:29 pm
Forum: 2010 Build Events
Topic: Egg-O-Naut C
Replies: 467
Views: 45502

Re: Egg-O-Naut C

I put a small square of duct tape on the chute, then punch a hole through it, then tie the string through that hole. Thats exactly what I do I use fishing line, but I never coat the knots with anything, but I've never had a knot come undone fishing line? have you ever had excess line on a knot punc...
by Jest
April 17th, 2010, 5:47 pm
Forum: 2010 Build Events
Topic: Egg-O-Naut C
Replies: 467
Views: 45502

Re: Egg-O-Naut C

starpug wrote:In theory, the more strings, the less air escapes from the sides of the parachute. In practice the more strings the more tanglage you get.
but technically the more strings a parachute has...harder it is for it to open up
by Jest
April 11th, 2010, 9:06 pm
Forum: 2010 Build Events
Topic: Egg-O-Naut C
Replies: 467
Views: 45502

Re: Egg-O-Naut C

Launched my rockets a couple times yesterday. Almost no winds out (at least on ground level). My 5 footer was getting about 25-35 seconds, until it got stuck in a tree. :cry: My 3 footer, got about 15-19 seconds. These times are looking pretty mediocre in comparison about the times you guys are dis...
by Jest
April 11th, 2010, 10:04 am
Forum: 2010 Build Events
Topic: Egg-O-Naut C
Replies: 467
Views: 45502

Re: Egg-O-Naut C

Launched my rockets a couple times yesterday. Almost no winds out (at least on ground level). My 5 footer was getting about 25-35 seconds, until it got stuck in a tree. :cry: My 3 footer, got about 15-19 seconds. These times are looking pretty mediocre in comparison about the times you guys are disc...
by Jest
April 3rd, 2010, 2:20 pm
Forum: 2010 Build Events
Topic: Egg-O-Naut C
Replies: 467
Views: 45502

Re: Egg-O-Naut C

What's the biggest parachute you guys have made?
by Jest
March 31st, 2010, 5:07 pm
Forum: 2010 Build Events
Topic: Elevated Bridge B/C
Replies: 1238
Views: 99785

Re: Elevated Bridge B/C

I got a hold of this the other day. Results of bridges for '09 Nationals. Maybe some of you would be interested.

http://img38.imageshack.us/img38/1049/e ... 090001.png
by Jest
March 27th, 2010, 5:04 pm
Forum: 2010 Build Events
Topic: Elevated Bridge B/C
Replies: 1238
Views: 99785

Re: Elevated Bridge B/C

m_kuttan413 wrote:just got back from states and got 1st! efficiency>2250
Congratulations,that's the highest I've heard of all this year. How'd your team do overall?

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