[EMS Discuss] pumpkin chunkin?

Rick Osgood EMAIL HIDDEN
Thu Oct 24 08:40:03 PDT 2013


I was thinking members could just sign up either as individuals or as a
small team and each team would build some device to launch small pumpkins.
 Sounds like that could work if you wanted to enter.  I haven't really
gotten any responses that indicate interest though.


On Thu, Oct 24, 2013 at 8:13 AM, Scott <EMAIL HIDDEN> wrote:

> I do have a 12' lever arm made from a papered 2x6  - if it would be useful
> it is fair game.  Used this as a class project to do field goals during
> halftime.  Never got it to do more than point after attempts.  Pillow
> blocks might solve issue.  It might just have to much mass as a lever arm.
>
> Sent from my iPhone
>
> On Oct 22, 2013, at 1:08 PM, Rick Osgood <EMAIL HIDDEN> wrote:
>
> > I was looking at this tiny pumpkin sitting on my desk at work (maybe 4-5
> inches in diameter) and thinking it would be fun if EMS hosted a mini
> pumpkin chunkin contest specifically for little pumpkins like this one. We
> could do the event close to Thanksgiving which would give us a month to
> design/build/plan/etc.  I'm curious if people would actually sign up for
> this or what.  It might be a good way to get more exposure and to get
> people working together in the shop.  I have no idea where we would
> actually do the event though.  Somewhere we can safely launch small
> baseball sized pumpkins.
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