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by computernerd4826
May 27th, 2009, 7:10 pm
Forum: 2009 Build Events
Topic: Robo-Cross B
Replies: 421
Views: 39774

Re: Robo-Cross B

yeah, that team went a couple minutes before us... their bot relied on the goals being stackable, and since they weren't, it wouldnt all dump into the goal
by computernerd4826
May 26th, 2009, 3:21 pm
Forum: 2009 Study Events
Topic: The Society for the Discontinuation of the Pentathlon
Replies: 394
Views: 38481

Re: The Society for the Discontinuation of the Pentathlon

Rejoice! Rejoice! According to the tentative event list, pentathlon may be replaced by egg drop! YAY!!!! http://soinc.org/sites/default/files/uploaded_files/2010Chart4-14.pdf Since the event was running late at nats, we had to switch out 2 of the team members so that they could get to their next ev...
by computernerd4826
May 25th, 2009, 8:47 pm
Forum: 2009 Study Events
Topic: The Society for the Discontinuation of the Pentathlon
Replies: 394
Views: 38481

Re: The Society for the Discontinuation of the Pentathlon

Rejoice! Rejoice! According to the tentative event list, pentathlon may be replaced by egg drop! YAY!!!! http://soinc.org/sites/default/files/uploaded_files/2010Chart4-14.pdf Since the event was running late at nats, we had to switch out 2 of the team members so that they could get to their next eve...
by computernerd4826
May 25th, 2009, 8:33 pm
Forum: 2009 Study Events
Topic: Road Scholar
Replies: 361
Views: 43078

Re: Road Scholar

yeah, it seemed pretty easy, but i wonder what the secret is
he said he is a civil engineer and to profile a parking lot he has a really easy/fast way.... problem is he refused to tell me until after the competition ended, which i agree with, but i would have liked to learn...
by computernerd4826
May 25th, 2009, 8:28 pm
Forum: 2009 Build Events
Topic: Robo-Cross B
Replies: 421
Views: 39774

Re: Robo-Cross B

congrats to them :D
no offense, but that frustrates me greatly because my practice times were below 1:30 :oops:
what method did their bot use for pickup?
by computernerd4826
May 23rd, 2009, 11:51 am
Forum: 2009 Nationals
Topic: Meeting at the Swap Meet
Replies: 118
Views: 18300

Re: Meeting at the Swap Meet

i met Aia, from whom i obtained AMAZING items. thanks again, Aia I'm glad you liked them- I ran out of time at the swap, and just by chance you happened to be the most convenient person standing nearby to drop all my extra stuff on. It was ironic that I actually knew you without being aware of it. ...
by computernerd4826
May 23rd, 2009, 8:20 am
Forum: 2009 Build Events
Topic: Wright Stuff Kit Interest
Replies: 28
Views: 10012

Re: Wright Stuff Kit Interest

Wow - 3.5 grams for a solid motor stick for a 2009 WS plane, that's really heavy, and not necessary. Rolled motor sticks are also not necessary for a very good WS plane built to minimum weight. A rolled motor stick is hard to make properly, and takes jigs, etc to fabricate correctly, especially whe...
by computernerd4826
May 23rd, 2009, 8:00 am
Forum: 2009 Build Events
Topic: Robo-Cross B
Replies: 421
Views: 39774

Re: Robo-Cross B

what was the winning time? does anybody on here know?
by computernerd4826
May 22nd, 2009, 6:21 pm
Forum: 2009 Build Events
Topic: Wright Stuff B
Replies: 973
Views: 107881

Re: Wright Stuff B

i agree, they are amazing, but aren't ornithopters really hard to build and trim? i've never tried, but that's what i've heard. i think it would be too hard for B, but interesting for C in response to jander14indoor's post a couple days ago, i will definitely try to look into f1d and more advanced p...
by computernerd4826
May 21st, 2009, 7:52 pm
Forum: 2009 Build Events
Topic: Robo-Cross B
Replies: 421
Views: 39774

Re: Robo-Cross B

thanks
i saw one team that beat two minutes but stuff got stuck in their chute when they dumped, so they didnt get all the points

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