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by antoine_ego
February 6th, 2019, 4:57 pm
Forum: Mousetrap Vehicle C
Topic: How important is it for the vehicle to go straight?
Replies: 3
Views: 560

Re: How important is it for the vehicle to go straight?

Zxcvbnm123 wrote:How do you ensure that your vehicle is going straight and not drifting off towards one side?
I presume you're asking how to change it. I'd recommend you look at Kevin Hao's marvelous video, since he describes a few ways to do it there.
by antoine_ego
February 6th, 2019, 4:29 pm
Forum: Mousetrap Vehicle C
Topic: How important is it for the vehicle to go straight?
Replies: 3
Views: 560

Re: How important is it for the vehicle to go straight?

Zxcvbnm123 wrote:How important is it for the vehicle to go straight?
Well, it's on a curve this year, so not at all?

In the spirit of your question, alignment on the x-axis is crucial, since being off by a little bit is magnified over 8 meters.
by antoine_ego
February 6th, 2019, 2:03 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Your Daily Random Comment
Replies: 26787
Views: 1998702

Re: Your Daily Random Comment

nicholasmaurer probably has an Avogadro powerpoint (can't think of anyone else active on here who would have the data on hand). What are you trying to do? Well, so my team was unable to attend the Harvard Awards ceremony, so I wanted to throw something together for them, and me being me, I decided ...
by antoine_ego
February 5th, 2019, 7:24 pm
Forum: General Competition
Topic: Thoughts after Harvard Invitational (HUSO)
Replies: 13
Views: 2216

Re: Thoughts after Harvard Invitational (HUSO)

Some context: Our coach had to go back home quickly, and he could not leave the team there, as doing so would likely get him fired. Upon getting back to school, a group of us immediately hopped in a car and ran back as fast as we could to try to get to the ceremony. We had no desire to disrespect an...
by antoine_ego
February 4th, 2019, 6:38 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Your Daily Random Comment
Replies: 26787
Views: 1998702

Re: Your Daily Random Comment

Slightly urgent question: What font does Avogadro use for its awards ceremony powerpoints? nicholasmaurer probably has an Avogadro powerpoint (can't think of anyone else active on here who would have the data on hand). What are you trying to do? Well, so my team was unable to attend the Harvard Awa...
by antoine_ego
February 4th, 2019, 5:16 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Your Daily Random Comment
Replies: 26787
Views: 1998702

Re: Your Daily Random Comment

Slightly urgent question: What font does Avogadro use for its awards ceremony powerpoints?
by antoine_ego
January 21st, 2019, 9:47 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Your Daily Random Comment
Replies: 26787
Views: 1998702

Re: Your Daily Random Comment

LaTeX files are the one true file format.
by antoine_ego
January 21st, 2019, 5:19 am
Forum: 2019 Invitationals
Topic: 2019 Solon HS Invitational
Replies: 57
Views: 11516

Re: 2019 Solon HS Invitational

For those attending, there will be a Scioly.org meet-and-greet at 3:30PM in Senior Commons while waiting for awards. This meet-and-greet will be hosted by our very own Co-Captain ScottMaurer19 ! I don’t get paid enough for this :roll: You’re not paid at all. Will your old Rocks binder be present?
by antoine_ego
January 20th, 2019, 6:19 pm
Forum: Mousetrap Vehicle C
Topic: Triggering the traps
Replies: 10
Views: 1407

Re: Triggering the traps

We don't especially want to trigger them separately other than they are separate traps and we get a little more out of the traps if both are locked down. If we have to use a pencil vertically it requires two hits, if you can lay the pencil across them of course that works but don't think that is le...
by antoine_ego
January 20th, 2019, 10:48 am
Forum: Mousetrap Vehicle C
Topic: Triggering the traps
Replies: 10
Views: 1407

Re: Triggering the traps

We don't especially want to trigger them separately other than they are separate traps and we get a little more out of the traps if both are locked down. If we have to use a pencil vertically it requires two hits, if you can lay the pencil across them of course that works but don't think that is le...

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