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by zcshiner
February 3rd, 2010, 7:57 pm
Forum: Mission Possible C
Topic: Last Task
Replies: 17
Views: 4638

Re: Last Task

It says that the flag and flagpole does not have to fit inside the 50x50x80 dimensions. Is that only when it is raising or is it completely excluded from those stipulations?
by zcshiner
January 31st, 2010, 12:52 pm
Forum: 2010 Build Events
Topic: Mousetrap Vehicle C
Replies: 347
Views: 40226

Re: Mousetrap Vehicle C

I tried to follow what the wiki said, I've been at school 'till 7 or 8 all week trying to figure it out, but it just doesn't work. Can I see some sample pictures of how you guys did it? I'm desperate here. And I'm in NY if you don't want to share with in-state competitors (never been to Nats, don't...
by zcshiner
January 31st, 2010, 12:47 pm
Forum: Mission Possible C
Topic: Moving a mass for ten seconds
Replies: 31
Views: 7266

Re: Moving a mass for ten seconds

Question: if the step after the motor is the hydraulics (two syringes), would you count the next action as being initiated as soon as the plunger of the syringe begins to move the fluid, or not until the other plunger acts on its target? The rules state "Activate either Pneumatics or Hydraulics in ...
by zcshiner
January 31st, 2010, 12:34 pm
Forum: Mission Possible C
Topic: "Box" Construction
Replies: 11
Views: 3607

Re: "Box" Construction

Pegboard is a good idea. It has lots of holes to mount things and it allows wires or strings to pass through.
by zcshiner
December 19th, 2009, 2:09 pm
Forum: 2010 Build Events
Topic: Mousetrap Vehicle C
Replies: 347
Views: 40226

Friction

Is anybody doing anything about axle friction. Bushings, Bearings, ect? If so, what size ones are you using and did you make them or buy them?

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