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by baker
September 25th, 2018, 12:48 pm
Forum: Boomilever B/C
Topic: Boomilever B/C
Replies: 370
Views: 55412

Re: Boomilever B/C

Can someone explain the 'projection of 40 - 45 cm' thing... Does that mean the center line of the loading block must be anywhere between 40 and 45 cm? Is that the same for both B and C?
by baker
September 13th, 2018, 7:22 am
Forum: Boomilever B/C
Topic: How to mount boomilever onto the J-hook
Replies: 15
Views: 5655

Re: How to mount boomilever onto the J-hook

J bolt installations guide lines from National page... https://www.soinc.org/sites/default/fil ... lation.pdf J bolt specs. https://www.soinc.org/sites/default/fil ... ns2014.pdf In the 2014 Wiki there was some discussion about a 1/2 inch dia dowel fits the inside of the hook. Use your imagination f...
by baker
September 12th, 2018, 5:37 pm
Forum: Boomilever B/C
Topic: Interpretation of 3e
Replies: 36
Views: 4280

Re: Interpretation of 3e

J bolt specs.
https://www.soinc.org/sites/default/fil ... ns2014.pdf

If you read the 2014 logs (OMG, I sound like Balsa Man) you will find a 1/2 in dia dowel fits the inside of the hook. Use your imagination.
by baker
September 12th, 2018, 5:31 pm
Forum: Boomilever B/C
Topic: Interpretation of 3e
Replies: 36
Views: 4280

Re: Interpretation of 3e

If it says max 15 cm, build to 14.5 cm. It will give you room to make adjustments. Same for 20 cm go 19.5 cm. Make it easy for event super...
by baker
September 12th, 2018, 5:27 pm
Forum: Boomilever B/C
Topic: Interpretation of 3e
Replies: 36
Views: 4280

Re: Interpretation of 3e

Another clarification that needs made is where is the hook distance from wall measured. Yes, it says 2.5 cm, but is that from the actual distal end of the metal, or is it from the inside face of the apex of the hook? If it is inside face of hook apex, it will be difficult (i.e. impossible) to hook ...
by baker
February 15th, 2018, 11:56 am
Forum: Towers B/C
Topic: Remembering Len Joeris (Balsa Man)
Replies: 32
Views: 6956

Re: Remembering Len Joeris (Balsa Man)

For those who would like to know a little more about Len...
http://www.vesseyfuneralservice.com/fh/ ... h_id=13050
by baker
February 13th, 2018, 12:49 pm
Forum: Towers B/C
Topic: Remembering Len Joeris (Balsa Man)
Replies: 32
Views: 6956

Re: Remembering Len Joeris (Balsa Man)

Sad news indeed... Thoughts and prayers to his family. I too never meet Balsa Man but thru the years of discussions with him I came to appreciate his knowledge and patients to teach us all what it takes to be a champion. He will truly be missed. It's times like these that we realize how precious lif...
by baker
December 4th, 2017, 2:18 pm
Forum: Towers B/C
Topic: Towers B/C
Replies: 524
Views: 82272

Re: Towers B/C

I have a picture of a safety cage built out of 1x2 material. Is there a way to post a jpeg? It might even be something Balsa Man posted 10 years ago... Looks like a three legged Tee Pee. Wow, that does sound like my old 'safety tower' (Ver 1.0). I did post a pic (using in w/ a bridge as I recall). ...
by baker
December 3rd, 2017, 9:28 am
Forum: Towers B/C
Topic: Towers B/C
Replies: 524
Views: 82272

Re: Towers B/C

I have a picture of a safety cage built out of 1x2 material. Is there a way to post a jpeg? It might even be something Balsa Man posted 10 years ago... Looks like a three legged Tee Pee.
by baker
April 1st, 2017, 6:07 pm
Forum: Towers B/C
Topic: Towers B/C
Replies: 745
Views: 98525

Re: Towers B/C

Rule #1 for build events....
Read the rules, READ THIS YEAR'S RULES.

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