What happens when you give makers a vacuum pump and a bin full of components to rummage around in? Watch the videos to find out. Can you think of something interesting to put in a vacuum chamber? Post in the comments below.
OMG’s Team Steve (Power Wheels Racing Series team) has received most of its electronics parts for the car, including cells for two batteries, and some monster Anderson connectors. In terms of funding, we’re $15 away from goal. Any money we don’t use this year is going towards next year’s car.
Update: Button at the bottom is fixed, now It’s about time we get started on the power wheels racers for this year. We’re starting a fund raising campaign. We’re aiming for $1500 and we already have $610 raised, so only $890 to go! Thanks to everyone who has chipped in so far! $1500 sounds like …
On Saturday, we modifiedÂ the main workbench and added some much needed pegboard space, exposing outlets for use, and anchoring the bench to the wall. Thanks goes out to everyone who helped. Before After
If you haven’t heard via the mailing list and meetings, OMG has moved! Our new address is 8410 K St. #5. Come check it out!
The date has been set for the OMG open house and cookout — Saturday, June 25th. Things will run 11:00 am to 4:00pm (or how ever late people feel like staying). Food will be served at noon. RSVP to here
The acrylic heater is nearing completion (design shameless copied from a hack-a-day post). I still need to make a few more tweaks to it before it’s ready for use. There’s a minute amount of water leaking around the barbs, but that’s easily fixed with some clamps. I’d also like to find something better than a …