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by GAOM
Fri Feb 16, 2018 10:59 am
Forum: Bridges & Towers
Topic: Best way to level tower
Replies: 1
Views: 3249

Re: Best way to level tower

That seems like a pretty reasonable way to level the tower. I'm also sure if you spend some time figuring out how to address this issue it's quite possible you can come up with a better way that works for you. I encourage the teams I work with to spend just as much time improving how we build as act...
by GAOM
Wed Apr 22, 2009 1:57 pm
Forum: Bridges & Towers
Topic: 18.6 grams 1902 lbs
Replies: 13
Views: 74551

Im more of a pie guy myself Nate... Apple pie being my favorite... Mmm...


But, back on topic. this will be the most OT(off topic) thread on this site ever. The funny thing is its supposed to be a simple, serious, and quite neat topic too!
by GAOM
Tue Apr 21, 2009 8:14 pm
Forum: Bridges & Towers
Topic: 18.6 grams 1902 lbs
Replies: 13
Views: 74551

yes, just like a cake.. yummy. :lol:
by GAOM
Mon Dec 08, 2008 8:03 am
Forum: Bridges & Towers
Topic: what is laminating?
Replies: 6
Views: 33172

Well.. Im sure no one minds answering any questions you have so long as it doesnt spill into outside assistance. I doubt you'll get much help on winning designs or how to solve the problem at all. The honest truth is the problem doesnt say anything about lamination at all in it. If its doesnt make i...
by GAOM
Fri Nov 28, 2008 3:59 pm
Forum: Bridges & Towers
Topic: what is laminating?
Replies: 6
Views: 33172

Yes, lamination is allowed in the 'shockwave' problem this year. I suggest you guys design one,build it, and test it before competition to see if its successful. We really cant tell you what to do or how to do it as the whole outside assistance rules dictate. But, generally laminating is a commonly ...
by GAOM
Wed Apr 05, 2006 9:26 pm
Forum: Post Comments About Discussion Site
Topic: Log in issue
Replies: 5
Views: 20860

Log in issue

Does anyone else have to log in two times everytime to view anything?

For months, i have to login twice in a row in order to actually get logged in... Is it just me? We are slow here in the south, but I cant seem to think Im as slow as AC or CinMI... :shock: It cant be possible... :mrgreen:
by GAOM
Wed Apr 05, 2006 9:23 pm
Forum: Customer Feedback
Topic: As a business...
Replies: 0
Views: 14460

As a business...

As a Business... Specialized Balsa Wood is probably the best balsa supplier out there... Your options with balsa are limitless and expand much further than I ever could have fathomed until really venturing upon the odds and ends of the online store and entire site... Its amazing to know the differen...
by GAOM
Thu Feb 09, 2006 9:34 pm
Forum: Bridges & Towers
Topic: Shrinking Balsa
Replies: 8
Views: 51484

Its funny you post this.... A few Fridays ago I did some compression testing here at school. My test subjects shrank as you described and this is a common occurence... I knew it would happen and wondered how much.. Last year we had to account for that because of the OM ruling on 8" throughout weight...

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