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Scrambler C

Postby Jim_R » August 10th, 2014, 10:40 am

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Re: Scrambler C

Postby thsom » September 7th, 2014, 10:59 am

What's changed in the rules? We haven't gotten ours yet and I'm anxious to start :)

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Re: Scrambler C

Postby Miske » September 7th, 2014, 11:26 am

I have been wondering what's new too. Hopefully they increased the max mass for the falling mass. I like going fast.
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Re: Scrambler C

Postby iwonder » September 7th, 2014, 1:49 pm

I don't think the mass would be upped much (there were issues of denting floors and such), but I do remember some discussion last year of adding a curve to the track, so that's what I'm going for.
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Re: Scrambler C

Postby thsom » September 7th, 2014, 3:05 pm

That'd be interesting as a concept of the Battery Buggy runs, but I'm not sure if it'll be the case due to the fact that there is no electronic component.

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Postby iwonder » September 7th, 2014, 4:56 pm

thsom wrote:That'd be interesting as a concept of the Battery Buggy runs, but I'm not sure if it'll be the case due to the fact that there is no electronic component.



Hmm? Was that about the curved track or am I totally lost..
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Re: Scrambler C

Postby thsom » September 7th, 2014, 6:07 pm

Yea, sorry, it was about the curved track.

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Re: Scrambler C

Postby iwonder » September 7th, 2014, 6:10 pm

Hows a curved track relate to electronics?
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Re: Scrambler C

Postby fishman100 » September 7th, 2014, 7:28 pm

For the record, this year the track is not curved, and the mass limit is still the same (2.00 kg). Once again, no electronics are allowed.

However, there are a few surprises on the track ;)
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Re: Scrambler C

Postby thsom » September 7th, 2014, 10:11 pm

iwonder wrote:Hows a curved track relate to electronics?


Well it's not but IMO it's a bit easier to be consistent (not leaving kinetic energy reliability up to chance)

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Re: Scrambler C

Postby iwonder » September 7th, 2014, 10:40 pm

Oh, definitely.that makes sense
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Re: Scrambler C

Postby chinesesushi » September 9th, 2014, 8:24 am

Like fishman100 said, the track is still straight. However, the bonus is quite substantial, 5 seconds subtracted from time or 50 cm subtracted from displacement ;) You'll see what I mean when you get the rules XD. Should make for an interesting designs.
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Re: Scrambler C

Postby thsom » September 10th, 2014, 3:12 pm

I NEED TO KNOWWWW I'm dying right now.

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Re: Scrambler C

Postby iwonder » September 11th, 2014, 8:08 am

thsom wrote:I NEED TO KNOWWWW I'm dying right now.


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Re: Scrambler C

Postby BuildistFromTheNorth » September 11th, 2014, 8:21 am

My guess is around a bucket for bonus. Cause turning will be "fun" to work out. :D


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