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by rocketchicka
April 29th, 2009, 9:10 am
Forum: 2009 Invitationals, Regionals, and States
Topic: Michigan 2009
Replies: 103
Views: 17384

Re: Michigan 2009

can't believe we only have three days left! i have to leave a day early for comp though cuz it takes so long to get there! :lol:
by rocketchicka
April 29th, 2009, 9:03 am
Forum: 2009 Build Events
Topic: Egg-O-Naut C
Replies: 623
Views: 66832

Re: Egg-O-Naut C

Thanks for the ideas, they worked! Making the parchute smaller worked best. also rolling the chute up instead of folding it worked good. Thanks again for your help! :D
by rocketchicka
April 28th, 2009, 6:36 am
Forum: 2009 Build Events
Topic: Egg-O-Naut C
Replies: 623
Views: 66832

Re: Egg-O-Naut C

thanks for the ideas :D ...i'll try them out. anybody got any good ideas on how to fold the chute?
by rocketchicka
April 27th, 2009, 2:23 pm
Forum: 2009 Build Events
Topic: Egg-O-Naut C
Replies: 623
Views: 66832

Re: Egg-O-Naut C

No, it's a guess at best unless you can provide a lot more detail. oops sorry. the way my rocket's set up is theres one bottle used as a pressure chamber (of course) and a second half bottle on top of that. That's where I put the egg and parachute. the nosecone is taped to the half bottle. After th...
by rocketchicka
April 27th, 2009, 7:24 am
Forum: 2009 Build Events
Topic: Egg-O-Naut C
Replies: 623
Views: 66832

Re: Egg-O-Naut C

Ok...my partner and I were out practicing today and our parachutes arn't working! They don't deploy until they're about a foot off the ground. Does anyone know the cause? I would really appreciate some help....I leave for states in three days!
by rocketchicka
April 27th, 2009, 7:21 am
Forum: 2009 Build Events
Topic: Elevated Bridge B/C
Replies: 1754
Views: 167816

Re: Elevated Bridge B/C

wow...i really doubt I'm going to do that good at states.
by rocketchicka
April 23rd, 2009, 7:24 am
Forum: 2009 Invitationals, Regionals, and States
Topic: Michigan 2009
Replies: 103
Views: 17384

Re: Michigan 2009

i don't know what region I'm in but I'm from Superior Central (it's in the UP)....looks like i'll be seeing you guys downstate! :D My team has never NOT been to states. We usually don't do good down there though.
by rocketchicka
April 22nd, 2009, 7:26 am
Forum: 2009 Lab Events
Topic: Technical Problem Solving
Replies: 48
Views: 15287

Re: Technical Problem Solving

Does anybody else think this event should be modified? Like using less calc?
by rocketchicka
April 22nd, 2009, 7:20 am
Forum: 2009 Build Events
Topic: Elevated Bridge B/C
Replies: 1754
Views: 167816

Re: Elevated Bridge B/C

I agree with you guys all the way. I made an arch for regionals and got fourth but it took forever to get it right. 28 hours of work for a "pretty" bridge is not worth it. It wouldn't do well at states.
by rocketchicka
April 14th, 2009, 7:17 am
Forum: 2009 Build Events
Topic: Elevated Bridge B/C
Replies: 1754
Views: 167816

Re: Elevated Bridge B/C

I don't have a partner for bridge. I just build it myself. I think that it wouldn't be good to have 2 people building the same bridge because 1. The bridge won't be even on both sides because different people cut differently, use different amount of glues, etc. 2. You would have to meet to finish b...

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