Transporting Engineering Events

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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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Re: Transporting Engineering Events

Postby paleonaps » August 8th, 2010, 8:51 pm

Never trust public transportation for building events. EVER.
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Re: Transporting Engineering Events

Postby starpug » August 9th, 2010, 9:07 am

Never trust public transportation for building events. EVER.
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Re: Transporting Engineering Events

Postby paleonaps » August 9th, 2010, 11:09 am

That's what our coach told us. He said it applies especially to the precision events, because damage is very likely to occur. You know, the bump the wrong way that causes a small, almost imperceptible discrepancy in the alignment of the mission possible that causes losing of the event.
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Re: Transporting Engineering Events

Postby starpug » August 9th, 2010, 11:41 am

That's what our coach told us. He said it applies especially to the precision events, because damage is very likely to occur. You know, the bump the wrong way that causes a small, almost imperceptible discrepancy in the alignment of the mission possible that causes losing of the event.
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Re: Transporting Engineering Events

Postby crazyhorse » August 9th, 2010, 4:58 pm

UPS busted our Trajectory base board in half. 1 inch oak. We were able to fix it before comp. We were more lucky than that team from FL who had their device lost.


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