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Re: Bottle Rocket B

Post by fishman100 » May 30th, 2011, 2:27 pm

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fishman100 wrote: Winning time was around 28 most of the top ten where between 21-25 seconds. There were tons of 18-19 second rockets.
I think 3rd-10th place was all 22 second rockets, if memory serves.

We got 14th with a ~20 second rocket (maybe a few hundredths less or more).
3rd- 10th was not near 22s. We were 3rd with 26. I think 6 was around 24s.[/quote]

Ah okay. I remember reading the "unofficial leaderboard" right after we went, so that may have not been updated...
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Re: Bottle Rocket B

Post by Cheesy Pie » May 30th, 2011, 4:10 pm

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Cheesy Pie wrote:More details, please. And a cone as what?
Sorry for the double post, but you need to stop asking this. You've asked this 4 or 5 times. You'll probably see some of the top rockets in the best of 2011 photo gallery sometime soon. All the top rockets pretty much looked the same. Either a long cone or a long tube for the nose. Their fins were tilted or the bottoms of the fins were angled for the rocket to spin upon takeoff. They were all built of the lightest materials possible for max height.
Sorry. I am WAY too lazy to check the Gallery. Lol.
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Re: Bottle Rocket B

Post by turtlegirl » June 2nd, 2011, 9:19 am

paleonaps wrote:Two liter seems to be the standard, and it makes the most sense to me. They are the most available.
They have used one liter bottles before because i remember they are a pain to find so i hope they stick with two liters

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Re: Bottle Rocket B

Post by Cheesy Pie » June 2nd, 2011, 1:00 pm

My family doesn't drink nuch soda, so we generally waste the soda. Lol.
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Post by fishman100 » June 2nd, 2011, 2:49 pm

Cheesy Pie wrote:My family doesn't drink nuch soda, so we generally waste the soda. Lol.
!!! Then you could give it to me! lol

We usually don't drink soda either; the most we've had (and probably will ever have) is during the bottle rocket construction, where we needed to empty out the bottles. Aw man, I wish I had that bottle of Mountain Dew again :)
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Re: Bottle Rocket B

Post by Cheesy Pie » June 2nd, 2011, 3:46 pm

Why? Was the rocket you made with it pwnage?
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Post by fishman100 » June 2nd, 2011, 3:47 pm

Cheesy Pie wrote:Why? Was the rocket you made with it pwnage?
Being part of the bottle rocket team, of course I'm going to say yes :P

But honestly, I think so. :)
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Post by Cheesy Pie » June 2nd, 2011, 3:51 pm

What time did you get?
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Post by fishman100 » June 2nd, 2011, 4:02 pm

During tests, ~25.

At nats, I think our best was ~20. (I kept hitting the "3" button instead of the "2", i wish that was really true!)
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Re: Bottle Rocket B

Post by Cheesy Pie » June 3rd, 2011, 5:11 am

Why the 5 second difference? Weather?
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