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Tips for my tower

Post by AndyJuCMS » January 23rd, 2011, 6:04 pm

What are some tips for my tower?

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Re: Tips for my tower

Post by robotman » January 23rd, 2011, 6:26 pm

Well there is already a thread about tower tips HERE
And there is no way easily help without a picture and basic testing stuff like amount held and tower weight
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Re: Tips for my tower

Post by Bubba1960 » January 26th, 2011, 7:12 am

Well for starts build it out of balsa, bass, or a combo of both.
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Re: Tips for my tower

Post by AndyJuCMS » February 2nd, 2011, 7:33 am

what is bass?

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Re: Tips for my tower

Post by deezee » February 2nd, 2011, 9:55 am

basswood is a type of wood thats a lot stronger and heavier then balsa
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Re: Tips for my tower

Post by deezee » February 2nd, 2011, 9:56 am

I seriously would not use Basswood. When I built my tower out of it, it supported 40 kg and still did not break. it filled up the whole bucket...
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Re: Tips for my tower

Post by AndyJuCMS » February 25th, 2011, 8:28 pm

thx i am using balsa wood

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Re: Tips for my tower

Post by kittykat » February 26th, 2011, 6:28 pm

I used circles on mine it held the whole bucket. ;)
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Re: Tips for my tower

Post by 12thomasal » February 27th, 2011, 11:34 pm

kittykat wrote:I used circles on mine it held the whole bucket. ;)
This one group at my regionals looked like they took a 5X5X50 plank of wood, drilled a hole down the middle, then gorilla glued it to a 2 by four the stretched across the gap, they needed 2 middle schoolers to cary it in, it weighed so much. It held all the weight too. (It ened up in 7th place as 1 of 7 of 20 that were tier 1 though. tisk tisk division B)

give us a mass on the tower to look at

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Re: Tips for my tower

Post by MarineBiologist » March 10th, 2011, 6:55 pm

what kind of glue do you use? :?: :?:
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