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by UnknownyMous
March 10th, 2012, 7:38 pm
Forum: 2012 Build Events
Topic: Bottle Rocket B
Replies: 201
Views: 43694

Re: Bottle Rocket B

If you want to make your bottle go REALLY high, and float down slowly, you SHOULD use a backslider. My competition was in February, and I got 4th. I honestly regret NOT using a backslider because that was what I was gonna do but in the end, decided not to. The people who one first place used a backs...
by UnknownyMous
February 23rd, 2012, 11:34 am
Forum: 2012 Build Events
Topic: Bottle Rocket B
Replies: 201
Views: 43694

Re: Bottle Rocket B

Do you think that we should put a weight in the rocket to like control the stability or something?
by UnknownyMous
February 22nd, 2012, 2:07 pm
Forum: 2012 Lab Events
Topic: Microbe Mission B/C
Replies: 249
Views: 43768

Re: Microbe Mission B/C

Okay, so we have the 2012 Diseases on the wiki. What do we study about that? Do we just have to memorize all the diseases and remember which diseases are in which disease group? Or like the causes and treatment and stuff?
by UnknownyMous
February 21st, 2012, 7:23 pm
Forum: 2012 Build Events
Topic: Bottle Rocket B
Replies: 201
Views: 43694

Re: Bottle Rocket B

Our rockets both got under 4 seconds on the competition last Saturday :cry: . Their noses were bent on the way up and caused the rockets to go down because our cones weren't strong enough. It was very sad for us. We spent a lot of time practicing. I think the homemade launcher we used at home was n...
by UnknownyMous
February 21st, 2012, 5:19 pm
Forum: 2012 Build Events
Topic: Bottle Rocket B
Replies: 201
Views: 43694

Re: Bottle Rocket B

I'm so nervous... The competition for me in TX is only THREE days away.
by UnknownyMous
February 18th, 2012, 7:59 pm
Forum: 2012 Build Events
Topic: Bottle Rocket B
Replies: 201
Views: 43694

Re: Bottle Rocket B

Oh. Okay.

I have one more question, do we have to bring our bottle rockets in a box or something to the competition?
by UnknownyMous
February 18th, 2012, 1:12 pm
Forum: 2012 Build Events
Topic: Bottle Rocket B
Replies: 201
Views: 43694

Re: Bottle Rocket B

Is there anything we need to do to the rocket? Like do we need to write our names on it, or draw a line to show how much water we want it to be filled?
by UnknownyMous
February 9th, 2012, 3:43 pm
Forum: 2012 Build Events
Topic: Bottle Rocket B
Replies: 201
Views: 43694

Re: Bottle Rocket B

okay, so I brought my 1L bottle rocket to my school so that me and my partner could finish building it and one of my friends commented, "the fins should be bigger so that the rocket would go straight up" . I was just wondering, is this true?
by UnknownyMous
February 8th, 2012, 2:06 pm
Forum: 2012 Build Events
Topic: Bottle Rocket B
Replies: 201
Views: 43694

Re: Bottle Rocket B

Thanks for the help Mr. Chalker :D
by UnknownyMous
February 7th, 2012, 5:14 pm
Forum: 2012 Build Events
Topic: Bottle Rocket B
Replies: 201
Views: 43694

Re: Bottle Rocket B

What if I just cut off the top and taped a ping-pong ball on top? You know, so that the nose cone would not be pointed?

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