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by The Jekyll
November 29th, 2014, 10:07 am
Forum: 2015 Build Events
Topic: Scrambler C
Replies: 271
Views: 37911

Re: Scrambler C

So, how is Impound run in states across the country. Are the Scramblers tested for build rule compliance at impound and teams are allowed to make modification to the device before the end of impound or are the devices just impounded and compliance is tested when the teams show up for their runs? I a...
by The Jekyll
February 20th, 2013, 7:00 pm
Forum: Helicopters B
Topic: Helicopter Design
Replies: 1
Views: 1633

Re: Helicopter Design

Balsa is going to have the greatest weight to strength ratio. For the rotors, cover them in plastic from produce bags.
by The Jekyll
March 28th, 2011, 5:45 pm
Forum: 2011 Lab Events
Topic: Write It Do It B/C
Replies: 325
Views: 30386

Re: Write It Do It B/C

I like the potato just from an environmental stand point. Those potatoes will compost but the Styrofoam ball will be in a landfill forever :!: :!:
by The Jekyll
March 27th, 2011, 4:54 pm
Forum: Helicopters C
Topic: Rubber
Replies: 323
Views: 28559

Re: Rubber

How can you wind the rubber so that it is not being winded on the copter? I feel i could get a lot more winds if i wound it and then placed it on the copter. Any help? You don't even need o-rings (although they are nice). We put one end on the winder, the other end is looped onto a straight piece o...
by The Jekyll
March 27th, 2011, 8:14 am
Forum: Helicopters C
Topic: Duration
Replies: 305
Views: 28706

Re: Duration

Region 7 in Michigan had a couple of flights over a minute. The longest being 1:27. Too bad their rotors were just over size. I'm sure they will fix that before states!!
by The Jekyll
March 20th, 2010, 10:32 am
Forum: 2010 Build Events
Topic: Trajectory B/C
Replies: 516
Views: 42634

Re: Trajectory B/C

Okay, I have a question about States targets for Division B, the targets will be at a half a meter ground and half a meter up right? In the rules it says "1 meter or lower" which is confusing me.... ~ Trajectoryroxs The target can be anywhere from 2m to 8m at 1/2 meter increments like 2.5m or 6.5m....