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by j0llybear
September 26th, 2010, 5:37 pm
Forum: 2011 Build Events
Topic: Sounds of Music C
Replies: 466
Views: 45492

Re: Sounds of Music C

being as uninformed about anything musical as i am, does anyone think that a harmonica would work?
by j0llybear
September 19th, 2010, 1:20 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: AP scores
Replies: 182
Views: 13626

Re: AP scores

I have Ap Physics B next year along with my other classes, but anyone have opinions on the Physics B AP test? My school only offers B. In my opinion, dont actually take the class, just take the test, its a lot easier than it seems, i never took the class, but still passed, probably could've done be...
by j0llybear
September 19th, 2010, 1:13 pm
Forum: 2011 Lab Events
Topic: Wind Power C
Replies: 323
Views: 44139

Re: Wind Power C

im glad they fixed the rule about what kind of motor they use for the generator. Last year i went undefeated until state where the event supervisor decided to take a motor out of a toy car and mount the blades on that :x , while not strictly against the rules, it still made our blade assembly, which...
by j0llybear
September 9th, 2010, 7:43 pm
Forum: 2011 Build Events
Topic: Sumo Bots C
Replies: 472
Views: 53552

Re: Sumo Bots C

Bluetooth is a 2.4 GHz transmitter/receiver, and is therefore allowed (look at http://www.newyorkscioly.org/SOPages/Su ... ncies.html, which is the page referred to in the rules - just hasn't been posted on the National site yet)
You have just made my day sir :D
by j0llybear
September 9th, 2010, 7:34 pm
Forum: 2011 Build Events
Topic: Sounds of Music C
Replies: 466
Views: 45492

Re: Sounds of Music C

oh, i forgot to mention, we also created a sort of bagpipe variation of it, by drilling holes in the long end and replacing the balloon with a beach-ball :ugeek:
by j0llybear
September 9th, 2010, 7:25 pm
Forum: 2011 Build Events
Topic: Sounds of Music C
Replies: 466
Views: 45492

Re: Sounds of Music C

sinse its really not my project, i'm going to go out of my way to secrety :shock: but i will tell you that each "pipe"is a L shaped pvc pipe constuction with a balloon on one end and on that same end a turn valve that allows air to flow or not flow. at the end of that section is a T joint pvc that c...
by j0llybear
September 9th, 2010, 7:01 pm
Forum: 2011 Build Events
Topic: Sounds of Music C
Replies: 466
Views: 45492

Re: Sounds of Music C

One more question, would, in your opinion, a balloon powered pipe organ be allowed for the wind intrument? And by the way my guitar is a secret :shock: so no one is allowed to see it
by j0llybear
September 9th, 2010, 6:58 pm
Forum: 2011 Build Events
Topic: Sumo Bots C
Replies: 472
Views: 53552

Re: Sumo Bots C

I have a robot i can control via bluetooth, but it doesnt look like bluetooth type radio/recievers are allowed, which is disapointing, because then my remote control for my robot would have been a wiimote :shock: which i think would have been entertaining to see, so please correct me if i am wrong
by j0llybear
September 9th, 2010, 6:51 pm
Forum: 2011 Build Events
Topic: Sounds of Music C
Replies: 466
Views: 45492

Re: Sounds of Music C

i know, i'm now waiting for an official rules clarification, so i can either a, keep it the same and use it in competition, or b, electrify it and make it completly BEAST X2 so I have something to play between events
by j0llybear
September 9th, 2010, 6:45 pm
Forum: 2011 Build Events
Topic: Sounds of Music C
Replies: 466
Views: 45492

Re: Sounds of Music C

Around May, when the events were first announced, i updated my post btw... and my partner for this event is making a balloon powered pipe organ, which is also BEAST and its almost done, just needs the frame

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