Day 11. Jan 19, 2016

  • We increased the rpms on the single flywheel prototype, achieving mediocre distance and reliability. We do not prefer this design due to excessive backspin, as well as the precision machining and low tolerances required to manufacture a consistent launcher.

  • We quickly built a double-wheel prototype launcher today, which performed better than our single-wheeled launcher.

  • On the way to making this drive base complete:

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