[EMS Discuss] pumpkin chunkin?
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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