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by Platypus
March 12th, 2012, 6:07 pm
Forum: 2012 Build Events
Topic: Storm the Castle B
Replies: 157
Views: 23888

Re: Storm the Castle B

What kinds of wood are you guys using for the throwing arm? I need the arm to be light and strong, but all the woods that I saw at Lowes seemed too heavy...
by Platypus
February 1st, 2012, 7:25 pm
Forum: 2012 Lab Events
Topic: Optics B/C
Replies: 559
Views: 57789

Re: Optics B/C

For the laser shoot, are we allowed to test with the templates under the mirrors? I want to know which way to practice before Regionals...
by Platypus
March 5th, 2011, 5:16 pm
Forum: 2011 Build Events
Topic: Bottle Rocket B
Replies: 403
Views: 58741

Re: Bottle Rocket B

My highest time is 17 seconds with a backslider. Is this good enough to win/or get close to winning states?
by Platypus
January 16th, 2011, 2:11 pm
Forum: 2011 Build Events
Topic: Bottle Rocket B
Replies: 403
Views: 58741

Re: Bottle Rocket B

Is there a good way to attach the fins to the rocket without duct taping the fins directly on? I know this is makes the fins able to move around, so I read that you could cut out strips from another bottle and sand that, but then glue your fins to that. After that you tape it to the bottle with pack...
by Platypus
January 5th, 2011, 6:21 pm
Forum: 2011 Lab Events
Topic: Optics B/C
Replies: 513
Views: 50789

Re: Optics B/C

This is my first time getting Optics, and for the LSS, how big is the target? I want to make a model to practice on.

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