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gravity Vehicle Breaking System288 viewsBuffalo Grove High School's gravity vehicle. Standard wing nut breaking system on McMaster Carr flanged open ball bearings.
 
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Gravity Vehicle Isometric 258 viewsBuffalo Grove High School's gravity vehicle. 3D printed with ABS plastic.
Uses a 1/4'' threaded rod for both axles on McMaster Carr open flanged ball bearings and rubber 2 7/8 diameter wheels. Has mass holders to vary mass for each distance. Accurate to 2 cm when functioning correctly, placed 4th the state of Illinois after an alignment error. mrsteven
 
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Gravity Vehicle Ramp245 viewsBuffalo Grove High School's gravity vehicle ramp. Made with square 1/2'' tubing rolled into an arc. From there, ribs were added to ensure no shifts in the "bones." 1/16'' steel plasma cut surface with laser drawn lines for alignment. Not shown is a rifle scope attached to the top bar used to align with the target distance using a quarter. Mrsteven
 
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Gravity Vehicle Top215 viewsBuffalo Grove High School's gravity vehicle. See description in the isometric picture. Shows line down the center used to line up to the lines on the ramp and BGHS logo. Mrsteven
 
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274 viewsBrookwood High School
Gravity Vehicle
~1488g, 65cm long, 18cm wide
Mini DVD's in front, 3 7/8" banebots wheels in the back
1/4" axles on both ends (thinner probably would've been better in the front)
Aluminum connecting rails
Iron weights at the rear
Bearings of all sorts
 
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226 viewsBrookwood High School
Gravity Vehicle
~1488g, 65cm long, 18cm wide
Mini DVD's in front, 3 7/8" banebots wheels in the back
1/4" axles on both ends (thinner probably would've been better in the front)
Aluminum connecting rails
Iron weights at the rear
Bearings of all sorts
 
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