Transporting Engineering Events

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Re: Transporting Engineering Events

Postby Squanto » May 12th, 2010, 4:57 pm

Safe, Cheap, and Reliable, it is only a problem if he gets into an accident.
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Postby zyzzyva980 » May 12th, 2010, 4:57 pm

That's probably what we'd do. If we went. Nothing wrong with that.
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Re: Transporting Engineering Events

Postby Lily Essence » May 15th, 2010, 9:54 am

Our team has our own trailer, so our coach and principle are driving up a day before.

I'm still worried about my trajectory machine though. Are there any quick-fix ways to keep my device safe without spending hours making a box? I don't want anythign to break or come loose (worst nightmare ever)
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Re: Transporting Engineering Events

Postby Sir_L_Jenkins » May 15th, 2010, 11:33 am

Our team has our own trailer, so our coach and principle are driving up a day before.

I'm still worried about my trajectory machine though. Are there any quick-fix ways to keep my device safe without spending hours making a box? I don't want anythign to break or come loose (worst nightmare ever)
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Re: Transporting Engineering Events

Postby zyzzyva980 » May 15th, 2010, 11:50 am

Spare parts. You've got to have them. Use tape where necessary, then check when you get there to make sure nothing's broken. If there is something broken, fix it, and be extra careful before competition.
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Re: Transporting Engineering Events

Postby earthbot25 » May 15th, 2010, 12:42 pm

Our team has our own trailer, so our coach and principle are driving up a day before.

I'm still worried about my trajectory machine though. Are there any quick-fix ways to keep my device safe without spending hours making a box? I don't want anythign to break or come loose (worst nightmare ever)
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Re: Transporting Engineering Events

Postby zyzzyva980 » May 15th, 2010, 1:07 pm

That's a way to do it that's secure and you can have fun with it afterwards!
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Re: Transporting Engineering Events

Postby hlall » May 19th, 2010, 9:38 pm

We were brave enough to not even bother padding our Trajectory. Though, Mission we built a hard core crate for :D.

Greyhound seems to have worked. Shipped Monday and confirmed it was in Urbana Tuesday night. We'll find out tomorrow if they survived!

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Re: Transporting Engineering Events

Postby paleonaps » May 24th, 2010, 10:23 am

My dad drove our tech stuff. Everything got there OK :D :D
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Re: Transporting Engineering Events

Postby boomtech » May 24th, 2010, 2:41 pm

Traveling by TSA is always a good solution. Especially for Mission Possible.
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