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by M017
March 7th, 2019, 4:51 pm
Forum: Battery Buggy B
Topic: Sighting/Alignment
Replies: 33
Views: 2973

Re: Sighting/Alignment

Ok, thanks :) Are you planning to use a rifle scope in your buggy? If so, are you planning to do the thing that you mentioned? Scope? Of course. 4 feet off the ground? Naw... I gota get down on the ground. But I'd like to see it! Last year at nats I had to lay down on the ground like a sniper to si...
by M017
January 14th, 2019, 12:44 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Those moments you will never forget!
Replies: 131
Views: 14940

Re: Those moments you will never forget!

At nats in Colorado our coach had the wrong room listed for herp so we had to dead sprint a half mile across campus to get to herp on time with backpacks and binders
by M017
January 1st, 2019, 6:45 pm
Forum: Battery Buggy B
Topic: Weight
Replies: 5
Views: 892

Re: Weight

Idealistically, how heavy should the car be? Mine is coming in at a few pounds, and I'm a little concerned.
i dont know exactly how much mine weighs but id say its about 250-400g (.5lbs-.9lbs) depending on the number of batteries im using
by M017
January 1st, 2019, 6:42 pm
Forum: Battery Buggy B
Topic: Sighting/Alignment
Replies: 33
Views: 2973

Re: Sighting/Alignment

I was planning on making a rifle scope holder to the top of my buggy and sight the crosshairs on the inside side of the outer bonus can. Then I could just make my car go a little to the right of the can Would that work consistantly as you adjust your steering or are you using one set curve? Our sco...
by M017
December 16th, 2018, 1:17 pm
Forum: Battery Buggy B
Topic: Sighting/Alignment
Replies: 33
Views: 2973

Re: Sighting/Alignment

I was planning on making a rifle scope holder to the top of my buggy and sight the crosshairs on the inside side of the outer bonus can. Then I could just make my car go a little to the right of the can
by M017
December 9th, 2018, 3:05 pm
Forum: 2019 Study Events
Topic: Herpetology B/C
Replies: 239
Views: 26596

Re: Herpetology B/C

stupid new rules. Haha I'm surprised you got third with just a field guide—in my state you would've gotten somewhere around 20th with just a field guide :( Where'd you get a field guide that covered all the specimens anyway? It's the Audubon society field guide to north american reptiles & amphibia...
by M017
November 8th, 2018, 7:40 am
Forum: Battery Buggy B
Topic: Caliper Steering
Replies: 35
Views: 4527

Re: Caliper Steering

And how are y’all gonna have your motor/gears adjust to your axle when you shift it for steering?
by M017
November 8th, 2018, 7:38 am
Forum: Battery Buggy B
Topic: Caliper Steering
Replies: 35
Views: 4527

Re: Caliper Steering

Is the “fixed” outer can on the left or right when looking down the track from the start point?
by M017
October 23rd, 2018, 9:30 am
Forum: Boomilever B/C
Topic: Boomilever B/C
Replies: 370
Views: 39129

Re: Boomilever B/C

how are people going about building a boomilever, as in what order of sides are you putting it together?
by M017
October 15th, 2018, 1:08 pm
Forum: Battery Buggy B
Topic: Stopping
Replies: 1
Views: 541

Re: Stopping

If you look back on last years forum there’s several great detailed explanations of this but the most common way is using a threaded rod as your axle and have a wingnut on it. Have something hold the wing it in place in relativity to the car and as the axle turns the wingnut will move to one end, wh...

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