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by questionguy
December 28th, 2012, 10:57 am
Forum: 2013 Lab Events
Topic: Keep the Heat B/Thermodynamics C
Replies: 494
Views: 57381

Re: Keep the Heat B/Thermodynamics C

Plastic was not allowed last year. It is this year.
I thought the rules stated that plastic was not allowed?
by questionguy
May 1st, 2012, 8:46 pm
Forum: 2012 Build Events
Topic: Robot Arm C
Replies: 531
Views: 57748

Re: Robot Arm C

In regards to a Master slave system, is there an estimated cost to build a quality arm?
by questionguy
April 25th, 2012, 6:45 pm
Forum: 2012 Build Events
Topic: Gravity Vehicle C
Replies: 805
Views: 81562

Re: Gravity Vehicle C

I noticed that we could graph both our times and brake turns v. distance on a linear graph. Is this true for anyone else? I just thought it a bit weird that a linear equation could be found for both variables. Also, has anyone noticed significant differences in time or distance accuracy on differen...
by questionguy
April 13th, 2012, 10:41 am
Forum: 2012 Lab Events
Topic: Keep the Heat B/Thermodynamics C
Replies: 661
Views: 85622

Re: Keep the Heat B/Thermodynamics C

I recently visted the Test Exchange and noticed that tests from the Athens Invitational were posted in most events, except for Thermodynamics. Does anyone have a copy of the test that they can post? Ummm... If i recall correctly, the first few pages of the St Joe's test already online was the same ...
by questionguy
April 9th, 2012, 5:52 pm
Forum: 2012 Lab Events
Topic: Keep the Heat B/Thermodynamics C
Replies: 661
Views: 85622

Re: Keep the Heat B/Thermodynamics C

I recently visted the Test Exchange and noticed that tests from the Athens Invitational were posted in most events, except for Thermodynamics. Does anyone have a copy of the test that they can post?
by questionguy
March 30th, 2012, 2:07 pm
Forum: 2012 Build Events
Topic: Robot Arm C
Replies: 531
Views: 57748

Re: Robot Arm C

If the half gallon milk jugs are outside of the 70x70 square, points are still received for items right?
by questionguy
March 25th, 2012, 5:49 pm
Forum: 2012 Build Events
Topic: Robot Arm C
Replies: 531
Views: 57748

Re: Robot Arm C

If there are 5 motors on the robot, but I decide that at the competition, I only need to use 3 of them, do I need to remove the motors entirely or can i simply disconnect them. I am using a vex system. I will also submit a clarification. In addition to this, are the wires of the motors allowed to le...
by questionguy
March 21st, 2012, 8:14 pm
Forum: 2012 Build Events
Topic: Robot Arm C
Replies: 531
Views: 57748

Re: Robot Arm C

Anyone know where I can find the 9.5-10.5 cm nails without having to be an enormous box of them? I went to home depot, but they sold them in boxes of 50 for about 11 bucks
by questionguy
March 3rd, 2012, 3:59 pm
Forum: Helicopters C
Topic: Building Techniques
Replies: 10
Views: 3292

Re: Building Techniques

When cutting balsa wood for the body and rotors, does it make a substantial difference to make the cuts angled (Like in Towers), or is it not worth the time?
I asked a similar question in the Rotors thread, at the bottom of the 7th page. Answers are at the top of the 8th.
Thank you!
by questionguy
March 3rd, 2012, 3:48 pm
Forum: Helicopters C
Topic: Building Techniques
Replies: 10
Views: 3292

Re: Building Techniques

When cutting balsa wood for the body and rotors, does it make a substantial difference to make the cuts angled (Like in Towers), or is it not worth the time?

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