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by 66mazda
February 18th, 2019, 4:31 pm
Forum: Mousetrap Vehicle C
Topic: String Problems
Replies: 6
Views: 1025

Re: String Problems

I've actually been using the spider wire combined with a zip tie drive hook. Haven't used superglue, CA, or anything like that to secure anything regarding drive strings, the drive hook is clamped on tight enough. We soldered a steel hook on top of the hollow brass drive rod and tied one end of the ...
by 66mazda
February 17th, 2019, 5:42 pm
Forum: Mousetrap Vehicle C
Topic: Aiming
Replies: 13
Views: 1303

Re: Aiming

Hey that team with the black frame and orange wheels was us lol, but that same string method is what killed our aim--guess we just need more practice w/ it. And I think the team with the ironsights was Nordonia HS, who's also extremely good at this event. Interesting.... I also was concerned that i...
by 66mazda
February 17th, 2019, 5:29 pm
Forum: Mousetrap Vehicle C
Topic: Aiming
Replies: 13
Views: 1303

Re: Aiming

I was there yesterday and was honestly pigeon off at the track, although for a different reason. The worst part was the fact that the CTP was intentionally offset to the left of the starting point. In practice, I use the straight line between the starting point and CTP to assist me in finding a good...

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