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    Well at least you gave him half of the solution...

    Well at least you gave him half of the solution...
  2. <BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">Originally posted by coleasterling:
    I'd go as far as to say that Mechanical...
  3. Thread: Machine Tools

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    <BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">Originally posted by ,4lex S.:
    Most people in 1st year Mechanical...
  4. How about use a smaller restrictor ...

    How about use a smaller restrictor http://fsae.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_eek.gif . Seriously, pick an rpm (say 7k) and design for restricted flow above that engine speed. Then have orders...
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    <BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">Originally posted by Timo:

    Composite structures are drilled all the...
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    Not sure what you mean by sheet of fiberglass but...

    Not sure what you mean by sheet of fiberglass but common practice is to make sure the first ply of the layup in the area that's going to touch aluminum is fiberglass.
  7. Thread: Baja vs. Formula

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    I'll agree with most of what's been said already....

    I'll agree with most of what's been said already. I was part of the group that restarted FSAE at our school after a several year hiatus. We ended up doing a 2 year car that first year (even though...
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    "back when I was in school..."

    "back when I was in school..."
  9. A couple comments... How many ply's did you...

    A couple comments...

    How many ply's did you infuse together? 18 oz is a pretty heavy weave. Like you said, you can see windows through the fiber so you're are basically building voids into the...
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    Make sure you click on the sketch before saving...

    Make sure you click on the sketch before saving it as a weldment profile. Once saved, the sketch should turn green indicating success.
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    <BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">Originally posted by Jon:
    Aren't there corrosion issues with having carbon...
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    Don't need to worry about glass ply if properly...

    Don't need to worry about glass ply if properly done. Remember you have a bond line thickness that needs to be there to get the highest strength bond. If the CF and aluminum are touching for other...
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    I'll echo Frekote as a good release agent.

    I'll echo Frekote as a good release agent.
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    How bout aluminum mandrels. Vacuum bag and heat...

    How bout aluminum mandrels. Vacuum bag and heat to 350F to cure. Obviously, this means the mandrels will need to be undersized so the CTE will bring the aluminum to the nominal size at cure...
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    You forgot to add the most important part... the...

    You forgot to add the most important part... the 2 weeks between finals ending and competition.

    This is the time where everyone (core, fools, newbies, and random) are all at the shop...at the...
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    Trust me guys, it doesn't get much better when...

    Trust me guys, it doesn't get much better when you get a real job...

    There are many experienced engineers who don't understand it's rapid prototyping, not instant. Also, $5 a cubic inch...not...
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    Another good song ...

    Another good song http://fsae.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_smile.gif . I have to say, there are quite a few good songs that play on that station but quite a few more that are just plain...
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    [Said while looking at one of the 2 sizes of...

    [Said while looking at one of the 2 sizes of wrenches available after Baja cleared out the shop and brought it with them to South Carolina]

    "Aw, look at you that's almost the right size. You'll do...
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    Only 100 hours?

    Only 100 hours?
  20. Thread: Fuel tank

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    Do some searching. Many carburetors need low...

    Do some searching. Many carburetors need low fuel pressure (~3-4 psi). There are electric fuel pumps designed for these conditions.
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    Really guys??? But seriously, that heat gun is...

    Really guys???

    But seriously, that heat gun is a champ. it baked on our exhaust paint last year before we put the headers on the car for the final burn in. And it provided much needed warmth in...
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    <BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">Originally posted by Adambomb:
    Ever get your hands on any Russian rifles? ...
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    Or they just get creeped-out at all the guys...

    Or they just get creeped-out at all the guys making miserable attempts at hitting on them (this is mainly engineering guys we're talking about... ...
  24. Thread: Machining Videos

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    <BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">Originally posted by Jersey Tom:
    Also... forget setscrew toolholders. That...
  25. Thread: Machining Videos

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    It comes down to lots of research and practice. ...

    It comes down to lots of research and practice. I became a bit obsessed with machining a couple years ago. Look for forums... practicalmachinist.com is one that I'm on.

    We only have a 5hp, 40...
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