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by sciolywiz
March 6th, 2011, 2:55 pm
Forum: Helicopters C
Topic: Rotors
Replies: 280
Views: 47925

Re: Rotors

how do i make it so that there is less tension at the rotors? right now i just have a bead b/t the motor stick and the rotors. also, can someone please explain what a jig is? thanks :D
by sciolywiz
January 10th, 2011, 1:56 pm
Forum: 2011 Build Events
Topic: Sounds of Music C
Replies: 466
Views: 64645

Re: Sounds of Music C

im still kind of confused about the playing of shenandoah. so those two lines that they gave us i plan on letting the higher instrument play and composing a harmony for the percussion. for harmony, does it mean like just transpose it (same rhythm/beat) to a different key or can we actually change th...
by sciolywiz
December 26th, 2010, 12:41 pm
Forum: 2011 Build Events
Topic: Sounds of Music C
Replies: 466
Views: 64645

Re: Sounds of Music C

if making a pvc instrument, what is a way to tune the pipes because a tuner will not pick up the pitch since it does not resonate. also, are there any plans/ideas as to how long the pipes should be and if there are any calculations as to how to determine the lengths. main issue is how to tune them w...
by sciolywiz
December 25th, 2010, 10:16 pm
Forum: 2011 Build Events
Topic: Sounds of Music C
Replies: 466
Views: 64645

Re: Sounds of Music C

would a pvc instrument count towards percussion? like making different lengths of pvc pipe and smaking the ends with a paddle
by sciolywiz
December 25th, 2010, 10:07 pm
Forum: 2011 Build Events
Topic: Sounds of Music C
Replies: 466
Views: 64645

Re: Sounds of Music C

i think i found what the problem was for the different pitches in my tubes. i noticed how with some of the tubes, the longer the copper tube, the higher the pitch so i got confused for a long time then i started listening even closer and heard how there was a vibration under that high pitch and that...
by sciolywiz
December 23rd, 2010, 7:59 pm
Forum: 2011 Build Events
Topic: Sounds of Music C
Replies: 466
Views: 64645

Re: Sounds of Music C

is there any way to reduce the sound of the echo for copper bars?
by sciolywiz
December 23rd, 2010, 7:27 pm
Forum: 2011 Build Events
Topic: Sounds of Music C
Replies: 466
Views: 64645

Re: Sounds of Music C

i tied string around the nodal points (22.4% from either side) and hung it in the air to hit it and the sound is very shaky and the notes all sound the same. Im not sure what other metal i should use or if there is anything else going wrong with this?
by sciolywiz
December 23rd, 2010, 6:50 pm
Forum: 2011 Build Events
Topic: Sounds of Music C
Replies: 466
Views: 64645

Re: Sounds of Music C

when i started measuring out different lengths for pipes to make a glockenspiel type percussion instrument, the different lengths always provided somewhat of the same note and the note is very unclear. The type of pipe im using are hollow copper pipes .5 in in diameter. is it the type of material im...
by sciolywiz
December 22nd, 2010, 11:58 am
Forum: 2011 Build Events
Topic: Sounds of Music C
Replies: 466
Views: 64645

Re: Sounds of Music C

besides those required notes for the instrument, are there any recommendations as to which other ones should be included?
by sciolywiz
December 21st, 2010, 10:43 pm
Forum: 2011 Build Events
Topic: Sounds of Music C
Replies: 466
Views: 64645

Re: Sounds of Music C

Hi, for this event, im in charge of the percussion instrument. I plan on making a chimes type instrument to obtain the low notes but it is unlikely i will be able to make an instrument that covers all 27 or so of the notes that are allowed for the percussion. from most of the pictures i have seen, t...

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