Who can best motorize my big ball?greenspun.com : LUSENET : Junkyard Wars : One Thread
I built a big ball a number of years ago out of plastic pipe. Here is the picture: http://www.petcom.com/~john/aball.GIF The challenge is to see who can motorize one of these by any means and drive it through a course the quickest.
-- John Stewart Sefton (firstname.lastname@example.org), April 22, 2002
The big ball in the above picture ( http://www.petcom.com/~john/aball.GIF ) is made from 1 and 1/2 inch plastic pipe reinforced longitudinally with 2 inch pipe. The next ball will be 2 inch pipe reinforced with latitudinal rings. There is an axle running through the ball. The challenge is to power and control this axle, whether manually or with a motor (but no pushing). The website it comes from is http://www.petcom.com/~john/
-- John Stewart Sefton (email@example.com), April 22, 2002.
did you use those pipes to smoke weed cause with that fucking dumbass idea i'd say that only a stoner or someone with absoluty no life at all could or would waste time making a ball. mofuckin' beotch what! FUCKING F.A.G.E.T.
-- fuckoff you fucking faget go get a life (firstname.lastname@example.org), July 10, 2003.