Re: What is a Space Derby?
Thomas C. Foss (tfoss@CI.HICKORY.NC.US)
Thu, 1 Feb 1996 13:14:22 -0500
At 12:53 2/1/96 -0500, Donna Digiovanni wrote:
>Does anyone out there have any experience holding a "Space Derby" for
>their Cub Scout Packs? We have recently heard of this event, and are
>thinking of having one for our Cubs. Any tidbits or advice you can pass
>along to me (either on or off the list) would be greatly appreciated.
While I've not run/done one with our pack, I've heard some horror stories
about the lack of consistency in speed/power, based on the variable of
winding the rubber bands too much/too little.
We've suck with dependable power sources such as gravity (Pinewood) and wind
(Cub Scout breath -- always strong!)
Thomas C. Foss 704/323-7428
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