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Old 05-28-2019, 07:48 PM   #1
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... asked if I could build them something to enter in the local soap box derby race. I only built it, I did not do the painting and decorating. I think it came out okay. Race is on June 1, but I have other commitments, so I won't be watching it.
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Old 05-28-2019, 08:55 PM   #2
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Love it!
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Old 05-30-2019, 03:00 AM   #3
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It looks pretty cool, but aerodynamically......
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Old 05-30-2019, 08:46 PM   #4
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It looks pretty cool, but aerodynamically......
California buses must be much different then the ones we have here ...

Southland paid for all the materials, so they get to say what it looks like. They like buses ... winning the race for going real fast might actually not be in their plans
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Old 05-31-2019, 07:28 PM   #6
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You have NO IDEA how hard I have campaigned that we set the back end on fire for the final run. No one else seems to think that would be nearly as cool as I do.
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I had other commitments today, so could not attend the race, but apparently this happened
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Old 06-03-2019, 04:52 PM   #8
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That is so cool and congrats on the awards! Did it have working lights?
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Old 06-04-2019, 06:54 AM   #10
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That is so cool and congrats on the awards! Did it have working lights?
Yes they all worked. In the end though, it was too heavy. the wheels and steering mechanism (event host supplied) had trouble with the weight.
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That is so fun! Good Job!
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