Efficiency contest

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Brian
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Efficiency contest

Postby Brian » Sat Sep 13, 2008 8:43 am

i recon there should be an efficiency contest.
you have a normal 2L bottle and launch it at 100psi. so you have to think of new (or the best) ways to launch it higher. it would be a good way to measure the most efficiency rockets. what do you think?
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Re: Efficiency contest

Postby RaZias » Sat Sep 13, 2008 10:28 am

Maybe the best height/weight/volume ratio contest ?
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Re: Efficiency contest

Postby Tim Chen » Mon Sep 15, 2008 12:12 pm

Brian wrote:i recon there should be an efficiency contest.
you have a normal 2L bottle and launch it at 100psi. so you have to think of new (or the best) ways to launch it higher. it would be a good way to measure the most efficiency rockets. what do you think?


I think it would be too hard to know if the rocket had 100PSI in it and too hard to know if the rocket went a certain height without an altimeter, which is too expensive for most people. I suppose you could ask someone be a witness, but what's to stop you from asking your buddy or relative?
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