How about a full size remote control car?greenspun.com : LUSENET : Junkyard Wars : One Thread
Why not have the teams try to put together some type of remote control vehicle? Have the vehicles go through thier paces on some type of track that is brutal enough to beat on the cars to see if they fall apart or not. It should also be that each team member has to ride in the car. (the person controling the car does not ride in it but rather control the car from a platform). the car goes through its run picking up a team member droping them off and returning to pick up another until each person has had a ride in the vehicle.
-- James Quirindongo (Captrhedd@Hotmail.com), January 17, 2001
I think the remote-controlled car idea is great!! I think it would be a lot of fun to see the teams try and find the parts needed for the task even though I don't know about having one of the members in the car.
-- Zack Brown (ChitwoodCamaro84@hotmail.com), January 17, 2001.
I think it's a Great Idea. I've been building on a Mini Sprint Car and often thought how neat it would be to make it Radio Controlled as well.
-- JunkMan (firstname.lastname@example.org), January 17, 2001.
I would love the hell out of that! What a rush it would be to control a full size fire breathing car with a radio control. You could be completely wreckless with it. How would you rig up the controls in the car though? I'm familiar with hooking up servos in models, but I don't know squat about hooking up a radio receiver to something with enough power to turn a steering wheel and shift the gears.
-- Richard Manahan (email@example.com), January 18, 2001.
Full scale might not work, but r/c is good. I build/ drive/break Remote control monster trucks, and the largest scale radio gear i've seen is 1/5 scale. 1/1 scale doesn't exist, But R/C is good!
-- Nathan Renstrom (firstname.lastname@example.org), January 20, 2001.
They could make gas powered remote controled off-road buggies!!!!!! nothing too big
-- hi (DSZiggyPop@AOL.com), February 10, 2001.
Remote control demolition derby! Last car standing!
-- Duane Flatmo (email@example.com), February 10, 2001.