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Captain’s Blog: Saturday Fun
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Captain’s Blog: Saturday Fun

  A romping Saturday at the lab. Kidwell is in town, along with Iscar Rick which allowed for an exceptional meeting-of-the-minds kind of mojo. The main project of the day was the triggering system for Project Stomper. Mikey and Dave worked on the blast containment chamber. Paul and Rick focused on the contactor. Justin and…

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Captain’s Blog: MDH Progress and Glen from MA!
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Captain’s Blog: MDH Progress and Glen from MA!

Glen (one of the founders of our Massachusetts Chapter) comes for a week-long visit to the Leonard St. Labs. He’s spending his days rocking out with the rest of us, moving tons of gear into place and bringing things closer to opening to the public. We also hosted our first presentation event partnering with WMLUG…

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Captain’s Blog: Safety Cage, Concrete Prep and FIRST ARCS!
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Captain’s Blog: Safety Cage, Concrete Prep and FIRST ARCS!

  What a BIG DAY! πŸ™‚ Jeremy and his team put our giant Safety Cage together in the High Voltage Lab. Dan and his team prep for a concrete pad outside (to house our big transformers and generator). Paul and Chris work on some preliminary high voltage testing and we make our first arcs in…

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Captain’s Blog: Giant Robot, Painting, Progress
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Captain’s Blog: Giant Robot, Painting, Progress

  Red has already blogged a little bit about Tuesday, and now you can see it in video! Castor is here! For those who are curious, we received Castor in non-working static display condition. Because of that, we felt it was completely appropriate to let the robot live in a totally non-robot friendly location (outside).…

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Captain’s Blog: Forklift, Painting, Video Cable
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Captain’s Blog: Forklift, Painting, Video Cable

Woohoo! A new forklift!! A big thanks to our friends at Morrison Industrial— they are loaning us a forklift for the moving process. We have one at the old warehouse, but we need it to load things onto the truck to move up to Geek HQ. This will work great in the in-between! πŸ™‚ By…

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