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by Slothface
March 3rd, 2011, 6:50 pm
Forum: 2011 Build Events
Topic: Battery Buggy B
Replies: 226
Views: 37162

Re: Battery Buggy B

scifipi wrote:Daniel Wright had pre-made battery buggies for us last year. Is there a good kit with a low price anywhere?
Now, I'm not gonna say a lot, but we used an R.C. Car body and EXTREMELY modified it. Try a garage sale...doesn't have to be fully functional. ;)
by Slothface
March 3rd, 2011, 6:39 pm
Forum: 2011 Build Events
Topic: Storm the Castle B
Replies: 330
Views: 60323

Re: Storm the Castle B

Since my arm is unstable with a counterweight attached to it, I've built a box to hold the counterweight. Is this allowed, because it may contribute more power to the launch? Yeah, i am wondering the same. Our counterweight fell Off cause it wasn't an actual hook. We were going to make a sling/pouc...
by Slothface
March 3rd, 2011, 6:29 pm
Forum: 2011 Lab Events
Topic: Shock Value B
Replies: 119
Views: 26821

Re: Internal resistance?

Hey I'm a little bit confused about the whole 'internal resistance of a battery' concept. Can anybody help me out? The way I understand it is it is effectively the limit to the current a battery can produce. Such as if a battery was 10V and had 1 Ohm of internal resistance, you could short circuit ...
by Slothface
March 3rd, 2011, 5:55 pm
Forum: 2011 Lab Events
Topic: Shock Value B
Replies: 119
Views: 26821

Internal resistance?

Hey I'm a little bit confused about the whole 'internal resistance of a battery' concept. Can anybody help me out?

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