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Star Wars fans: actual X-wing built

Discussion in 'Members' Lounge' started by BodyDroppedNikes, Oct 5, 2007.

  1. BodyDroppedNikes

    BodyDroppedNikes ...PENDEJO.... VIP

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    was that on slashdot a few days ago i remember reading it.
     
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    Damn. That's one hell of a model rocket.
     
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    nah..some site called gizmodo.com
     
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    Because he put so much time and effort, blood, sweat, and tears into it..


    Its going to explode all to hell on the launch pad.
     
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    so is it just going to fly vertically like a rocket? or actual sustained horizontal flight? the former needs no areo, the later needs lots of aero. IMO it could have been designed better. i know its supposed to be as close to the movie model as possible and all, but if i was building something that could fly, i would make it ACTUALLY fly. shit if you are just blasting off vertically you dont need any areo. just like that guy who made a portapotty with rockets. wheres the fun in that? its too easy.
     
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    SlushboxTeggy It's only stupid if it doesn't work VIP

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    Haha, should have used better glue.
     
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    when i read that they "hoped" it will hold together, thats got bad news all over it. clearly not much engineering into it. do the calcs, build it stronger than it has to be, and you know itll hold, not hope.
     
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    damn that was bad ass, to bad it did work.
     
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    I Fucking Called It!! (Ok, ok, I'll concede that it made it off of the pad)


    Bahahaha!!
     
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    Guess the force wasn't strong with that model rocket
     
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    The force of the glue holding it together, that is.

    [​IMG]
     
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    Z6CRX übber ɐɾuıu etarip

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    BAHAHAHAH!!!
    Someone guessed right!!
    YouTube - X-Wing Plaster Wars 2007

    LOL reading owns me
    but here the video ;-)

    Ironically it looks like it was that evening it launched.
     
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    Obviously the rebels shot it down, why do you think the camera veered away and didn't catch the actual explosione? The shockwave from the blaster cannon knocked him back!

    I smell conspiracy! :ph34r:
     
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