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Re: MagLev Vehicle B/C

Post by Primate » April 13th, 2011, 4:45 pm

Jocool wrote:I am mistaken. That was a Car of Tomorrow rule that did not carry over into MagLev.
Oh, okay. I could definitely see that being reinstated, though, if this event ever moves out of trial status.
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Re: MagLev Vehicle B/C

Post by ginaw1 » April 13th, 2011, 5:56 pm

Does anyone have any ideas where to buy the propellers that are smaller and not wright stuff size?
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Re: MagLev Vehicle B/C

Post by Jocool » April 14th, 2011, 5:17 pm

Kelvin, Pitco, those are two main companies that are good.
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Re: MagLev Vehicle B/C

Post by Epicfail21 » April 16th, 2011, 3:09 pm

What kind of tracks did the New York State trial use?
Was it the race track or clear track?
If the race track, did it have magnets on it already?
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Re: MagLev Vehicle B/C

Post by scifipi » April 17th, 2011, 8:32 pm

Firstly, is this a trial event at nationals? And where could I find pictures of a maglev vehicle? :? :?:

EDIT: Also, where would the propeller(s) go?
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Re: MagLev Vehicle B/C

Post by ginaw1 » April 18th, 2011, 11:21 am

ryang353 wrote:I recommend three pronged propellers. These seem to preform the best, however, they begin to get inefficient after their diameter gets over 4-5 inches. Btw, does anyone know if rechargeable nine volt batteries are allowed?
Do you know where to buy the three pronged propellers? Because I went to my local hobby store but the smallest three pronged propeller was pretty big, about 5 inches long.
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Re: MagLev Vehicle B/C

Post by scifipi » April 19th, 2011, 6:45 pm

Also, what's a chassis tower? I know what a chassis is but the wiki doesn't explain the chassis tower very well. Pictures would be helpful.
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Re: MagLev Vehicle B/C

Post by Jocool » April 21st, 2011, 8:47 am

A chassis tower is the tower that carries the motor(s).
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Re: MagLev Vehicle B/C

Post by scifipi » April 21st, 2011, 1:18 pm

Should it just look like a small tower on the back of the vehicle? Should the vehicle itself look more like an airplane or a levitating car?
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Re: MagLev Vehicle B/C

Post by Jocool » April 24th, 2011, 7:00 pm

Your choice. That is for you to test.
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