Sighting/Alignment

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Re: Sighting/Alignment

Postby builder83 » December 18th, 2018, 6:57 am

I was planning on making a rifle scope holder to the top of my buggy and sight the crosshairs on the inside side of the outer bonus can. Then I could just make my car go a little to the right of the can
Would that work consistantly as you adjust your steering or are you using one set curve? Our scope measurement is different for each distance.

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Re: Sighting/Alignment

Postby M017 » January 1st, 2019, 6:42 pm

I was planning on making a rifle scope holder to the top of my buggy and sight the crosshairs on the inside side of the outer bonus can. Then I could just make my car go a little to the right of the can
Would that work consistantly as you adjust your steering or are you using one set curve? Our scope measurement is different for each distance.
To have it so it adjusts with the steering, one could mount it onto the end of the caliper that moves along with your axle that gets adjusted by it, then have that always be on the same point and just move the rest of your car. Pretty much the inverse of what is probably "normal" or most common thought about first.

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Re: Sighting/Alignment

Postby invisiblebanana » February 28th, 2019, 1:22 pm

Um so can we use lasers or not? The rules contradict each other.
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Re: Sighting/Alignment

Postby MadCow2357 » February 28th, 2019, 1:44 pm

Um so can we use lasers or not? The rules contradict each other.
No you can't use lasers. It's an electronic device, which is prohibited.
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Re: Sighting/Alignment

Postby invisiblebanana » March 3rd, 2019, 6:21 am

Are we allowed to impound the lasers and remove it before the run?
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Re: Sighting/Alignment

Postby sciolyperson1 » March 3rd, 2019, 6:26 am

Are we allowed to impound the lasers and remove it before the run?
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Re: Sighting/Alignment

Postby invisiblebanana » March 3rd, 2019, 8:54 am

What about rule 5 c iv?
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Re: Sighting/Alignment

Postby sciolyperson1 » March 3rd, 2019, 8:58 am

What about rule 5 c iv?
I assume they mean "sighting devices" as physical, non-electrical devices, such as protractors, rulers, etc.
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Re: Sighting/Alignment

Postby invisiblebanana » March 3rd, 2019, 9:10 am

Oh, okay.

Is anyone planning to use a protractor, or is that a bad idea?
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Re: Sighting/Alignment

Postby builder83 » March 3rd, 2019, 10:20 am

Oh, okay.

Is anyone planning to use a protractor, or is that a bad idea?
Suppose it could work. You can use a small scope, just not a lazer. The possible issue with a protractor is you still have to accommodate for adjusting the steering of the buggy, unless your steering does not adjust.


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