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by Vstorm34
January 13th, 2019, 4:51 pm
Forum: Boomilever B/C
Topic: Boomilever B/C
Replies: 370
Views: 61389

Re: Boomilever B/C

Is there a rule against a Boomilever being tiered due to it being over 45cm?????? I received a tier for this yet as I review the construction parameters there is no such rule! Only Section 3 Subsection C states "The Boomilever must support the Loading Assembly (5.b.) at the loading point which must...
by Vstorm34
January 9th, 2019, 8:57 am
Forum: Mission Possible C
Topic: Screw Task
Replies: 44
Views: 7782

Re: Screw Task

If I have the screw turn to release an object that it is holding up, would that count as converting rotational to linear? I'm asking because the object drops straight down, and therefore is also technically moved by gravity, even though the screw allows it to move. And if so, is this just a case of...
by Vstorm34
January 5th, 2019, 12:05 pm
Forum: Boomilever B/C
Topic: Boomilever B/C
Replies: 370
Views: 61389

Re: Boomilever B/C

Wouldn’t it be easier and more effective to just drill a hole and gorilla glue the tension pieces to the dowel rod? If the tension is a square piece of wood and not round then using a drilled hole will reduce the surface area of the joint. A notch will a allow for more coverage since the flat edges...
by Vstorm34
January 4th, 2019, 5:01 pm
Forum: Boomilever B/C
Topic: Boomilever B/C
Replies: 370
Views: 61389

Re: Boomilever B/C

Wouldn’t it be easier and more effective to just drill a hole and gorilla glue the tension pieces to the dowel rod? If the tension is a square piece of wood and not round then using a drilled hole will reduce the surface area of the joint. A notch will a allow for more coverage since the flat edges...
by Vstorm34
August 7th, 2018, 6:07 pm
Forum: General Competition
Topic: Poorly Run Event Stories
Replies: 671
Views: 120152

Re: Poorly Run Event Stories

For Disease Detectives at the State tournament, we were given a Div C. test with most of it being confusing Div. C statistics (Statistic Power, Sensitivity, etc.). My partner and I ended up not placing despite DD being my best event and the one I studied the most. Hoping to exact my revenge for nex...

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