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by theging
December 2nd, 2012, 10:13 am
Forum: 2013 Study Events
Topic: Dynamic Planet B/C
Replies: 147
Views: 27166

Re: Dynamic Planet B/C

i cant find any books that i can afford on amozon any ideas were i can? :D :D
You can find some free PDF files that are essentially long essays written by people that will be more than adequate for the basics. Not exactly books, but close enough I think.
by theging
December 2nd, 2012, 10:11 am
Forum: 2013 Build Events
Topic: Elastic Launched Glider C
Replies: 454
Views: 71349

Re: Elastic Launched Glider C

1/32 wings can work in a glider this size, correct wood selection is important, and this is where selective stiffening by carbon fibers can be useful. But good wood selection shold be enough to get started. Pick C-grain and check the sheet beforehand for stiffness across the grain. The dihedral joi...
by theging
November 27th, 2012, 3:34 pm
Forum: 2013 Study Events
Topic: Forestry ID
Replies: 1117
Views: 74602

Re: Forestry ID

engelmann spruce? but the cone looks different- maybe cause it's immature.
gaah stupid cones. why can't you be more obvious???
Agreed. Seems like most likely match.
by theging
November 26th, 2012, 8:04 pm
Forum: 2013 Study Events
Topic: Forestry ID
Replies: 1117
Views: 74602

Re: Forestry ID

does that mean it is red pine?
Yep. You're up.
by theging
November 26th, 2012, 7:29 pm
Forum: 2013 Study Events
Topic: Forestry ID
Replies: 1117
Views: 74602

Re: Forestry ID

oh.....
It's ok! it takes a while to get the process of ID down. This is my second year for forestry and I'm FAR from there ID-wise. Just keep practicing and taking tests and you'll be really good in no time.
by theging
November 26th, 2012, 7:27 pm
Forum: 2013 Study Events
Topic: Forestry ID
Replies: 1117
Views: 74602

Re: Forestry ID

slash pine?? hopefully i got it right... i'm new to forestry. Close, but no cigar. At least you got the family right! Keep up the work. Pinus ponderosa Ponderosa Pine Again, close. Notice, however, that Ponerosa pine's bark has more parallel fissures than the picture I posted. Since a couple people...
by theging
November 26th, 2012, 7:12 pm
Forum: 2013 Study Events
Topic: Forestry ID
Replies: 1117
Views: 74602

Re: Forestry ID

slash pine??
hopefully i got it right...
i'm new to forestry.
Close, but no cigar. At least you got the family right! Keep up the work.
by theging
November 26th, 2012, 6:57 pm
Forum: 2013 Study Events
Topic: Forestry ID
Replies: 1117
Views: 74602

Re: Forestry ID

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by theging
November 23rd, 2012, 7:48 pm
Forum: 2013 Study Events
Topic: Forestry ID
Replies: 1117
Views: 74602

Re: Forestry ID

Black Oak
by theging
February 25th, 2012, 7:56 am
Forum: Towers B/C
Topic: General Discussion
Replies: 353
Views: 56394

Re: General Discussion

The connection between the base and chimney was uneven. How do you measure the evenness/levelness of that? Is there any device because I have jigs for the base and the chimney but I don't have one for connection (and how would you make one for the connection of them?) Lastly, none of the wood actua...

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