1/2 a solid container.

Tuesday, July 31, 2007 


The last 20 feet of a 40 foot container. Top right: the front leg of the running machine. Bottom right: the business end of the bomb loader. Bottom left: the V1’s butt. Top left: the flame cyclone tanks….

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Sunday, July 29, 2007 


It ran. Nicely. Everything works, and the new motor is really powerful.s

Hovercraft testing from k0re and Vimeo.

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Safety wire

Sunday, July 29, 2007 

Today I learned how to safety wire. Nothing like learning in a confined space. I even drilled the bolt heads….


The hovercraft really flies on the new motor.

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Little Arm

Sunday, July 29, 2007 


This is mark controlling the little arm with an anthropomorphic controller. He moves his arm, the little arm moves to follow. “little” is relative.

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Gas tank

Saturday, July 28, 2007 


I had to make mounts to support the gas tank, mounts for the finger screen and supplemental supports for the exhaust system, and a few other bits and installed them all.

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Almost hovering

Saturday, July 28, 2007 

Today nothing all that photogenic… I mounted the fuel tank on some jaunty spars I made and got the crap guard cut out and installed. Now for wiring up the motor and testing it…

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Thursday, July 26, 2007 

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Hovercraft parts

Thursday, July 26, 2007 

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Wednesday, July 25, 2007 


More turning fun, more giant radial arm drill fun, more welding fun… Mr’s Satan’s hands…

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Sunday, July 22, 2007 


At the top middle of the picture is a possum at the shop. It came up to me twice then skittered away after an squinty “Oh My!” look. I suppose it got a few feet away and thought “huh, why am I going this way? I thought I was going the other way.” Mark made it go away.

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