Digital Measurement Tools?

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Digital Measurement Tools?

Postby athanzxyt » March 12th, 2019, 11:55 am

I was wondering if we were allowed to use digital tools that are not apart of the buggy. For example, using a computer for tables or a digital protractor.

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Re: Digital Measurement Tools?

Postby Tendan » March 12th, 2019, 2:17 pm

Rule 3. f. states "Electric/electronic tools of any sort, except a stand-alone calculator, are prohibited." Therefore, the only electronic device that you may have, excluding the buggy, is a stand-alone calculator of any type.

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Postby MadCow2357 » March 12th, 2019, 5:26 pm

athanzxyt wrote:I was wondering if we were allowed to use digital tools that are not apart of the buggy. For example, using a computer for tables or a digital protractor.

As Tendan said, the answer is no. Please read the rules a bit more carefully next time.
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Re: Digital Measurement Tools?

Postby sciolyperson1 » March 12th, 2019, 6:03 pm

MadCow2357 wrote:
athanzxyt wrote:I was wondering if we were allowed to use digital tools that are not apart of the buggy. For example, using a computer for tables or a digital protractor.

As Tendan said, the answer is no. Please read the rules a bit more carefully next time.



Theres nothing wrong with asking questions. In fact, calculators are allowed. Correct me if I'm wrong, but a calculator is a digital tool.
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Re: Digital Measurement Tools?

Postby athanzxyt » March 13th, 2019, 11:42 am

MadCow2357 wrote:
athanzxyt wrote:I was wondering if we were allowed to use digital tools that are not apart of the buggy. For example, using a computer for tables or a digital protractor.

As Tendan said, the answer is no. Please read the rules a bit more carefully next time.


I was just wondering because in order for our buggy to go from our current score of -33 to our desired score of -41, we need the aide of a digital caliper.

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Postby MadCow2357 » March 13th, 2019, 12:02 pm

athanzxyt wrote: was just wondering because in order for our buggy to go from our current score of -33 to our desired score of -41, we need the aide of a digital caliper.

I apologize if I sounded a bit aggressive - I misunderstood your question. Though, I am a bit confused - is a dial caliper not accurate enough in your case? It could be a good investment to look into a Mitutoyo, if you are really going for that reliable accuracy.

Also, if you don't mind, what school do you compete for?
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Re: Digital Measurement Tools?

Postby athanzxyt » March 13th, 2019, 4:55 pm

MadCow2357 wrote:
athanzxyt wrote: was just wondering because in order for our buggy to go from our current score of -33 to our desired score of -41, we need the aide of a digital caliper.

I apologize if I sounded a bit aggressive - I misunderstood your question. Though, I am a bit confused - is a dial caliper not accurate enough in your case? It could be a good investment to look into a Mitutoyo, if you are really going for that reliable accuracy.

Also, if you don't mind, what school do you compete for?



It's ok, I understand now.

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Re: Digital Measurement Tools?

Postby tertlemertle » March 13th, 2019, 5:18 pm

I think I know what school you are in. I saw a buggy that got a really negative score(close to what you described) at a competition.
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Re: Digital Measurement Tools?

Postby athanzxyt » March 13th, 2019, 5:23 pm

tertlemertle wrote:I think I know what school you are in. I saw a buggy that got a really negative score(close to what you described) at a competition.


Thats pretty gr8. Idc. *cough* :shock: :shock:

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Re: Digital Measurement Tools?

Postby athanzxyt » March 13th, 2019, 5:24 pm

athanzxyt wrote:
tertlemertle wrote:I think I know what school you are in. I saw a buggy that got a really negative score(close to what you described) at a competition.


Thats pretty gr8. Idc. *cough* :shock: :shock:


Maybe you know because YOUR HELPING US???? FROM IRELAND???

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Re: Digital Measurement Tools?

Postby sciolyperson1 » March 13th, 2019, 5:26 pm

tertlemertle wrote:I think I know what school you are in. I saw a buggy that got a really negative score(close to what you described) at a competition.



I've seen a really negative score myself *cough* *cougH*
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Re: Digital Measurement Tools?

Postby MadCow2357 » March 13th, 2019, 7:36 pm

athanzxyt wrote:
athanzxyt wrote:
tertlemertle wrote:I think I know what school you are in. I saw a buggy that got a really negative score(close to what you described) at a competition.


Thats pretty gr8. Idc. *cough* :shock: :shock:


Maybe you know because YOUR HELPING US???? FROM IRELAND???

I'm confused... Also as long as you aren't competing in RI I'm happy. For now.
sciolyperson1 wrote:
tertlemertle wrote:I think I know what school you are in. I saw a buggy that got a really negative score(close to what you described) at a competition.



I've seen a really negative score myself *cough* *cougH*

Wdym you've seen many negative scores over the season, and heard of many as well...

EDIT: I'm stupid, read your response wrong lol.
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Re: Digital Measurement Tools?

Postby sciolyperson1 » March 13th, 2019, 8:14 pm

MadCow2357 wrote:
athanzxyt wrote:
athanzxyt wrote:
Thats pretty gr8. Idc. *cough* :shock: :shock:


Maybe you know because YOUR HELPING US???? FROM IRELAND???

I'm confused... Also as long as you aren't competing in RI I'm happy. For now.
sciolyperson1 wrote:
tertlemertle wrote:I think I know what school you are in. I saw a buggy that got a really negative score(close to what you described) at a competition.



I've seen a really negative score myself *cough* *cougH*

Wdym you've seen many negative scores over the season, and heard of many as well...


Bruh r/woooosh

On the other hand, congrats, @athanzxyt. Does your team usually go to nats?
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