James

Vacuum Chamber

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.

We have parts for Steve!

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.

Acrylic Heater

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 …

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