[Lab] Saturday, human powered float build for Toy Parade
Richard Guy Briggs
rgb at tricolour.net
Fri Nov 12 07:59:40 EST 2010
On Fri, Nov 12, 2010 at 07:32:47AM -0500, Darcy Whyte wrote:
> Sounds like fun. When is the parade?
Sorry, the parade is Saturday November 20th, 17:00 from War museum to
Lansdowne park via City Hall. There is also one in Barrhaven the next
day and one in Orleans on the 27th at 18:00.
> I could come along and launch rubber-power (human power) model planes into
> the audience. The catch is I'd want to make lots of them and would want some
> people to help. We could follow your group if there were any takers.
Heh, that sounds like fun, only, there is a specific rule about trowing
stuff in the parade... :(
(Page 3 here: http://www.toyparade.org/parade_entries/rulesregs.pdf )
> On Thu, Nov 11, 2010 at 11:55 PM, Richard Guy Briggs <rgb at tricolour.net>wrote:
> > Hi all,
> > I met a number of you on the weekend at the Maker Faire and showed some
> > of you the diabolical plans we've got in store for the upcoming Toy
> > Parade. I was hoping the timing would be such that I'd be able to go to
> > a Mod Lab meeting before posting this announcement, but by coincidence
> > the Linux photo sig scooped the room.
> > I got the spools of ElectroLuminescent wire by post today so things are
> > starting to take shape. Here's the plans for our float build party this
> > Saturday if any of you are interested. I'm bringing at least another
> > two soldering irons.
> > Recycles Community bike shop is at http://re-cycles.ca
> > The rig in question is here: http://hpv.tricolour.net/organ-trailer.html
> > I can also be reached at +1.613.860-2354
> > ----- Forwarded message from Mark Rehder <markrehder at gmail.com> -----
> > Date: Mon, 8 Nov 2010 22:29:19 -0500
> > From: Mark Rehder <markrehder at gmail.com>
> > To: hpv-ottawa at conscoop.ottawa.on.ca
> > Subject: [hpv-ottawa]: Saturday float build
> > Hey all,
> > The Toy Parade is fast approaching! And so time to get our butts
> > moving on building our float.
> > Instead of working in Richard's garage we can use the re-Cycles shop,
> > since it is now closed on Saturdays for the season and has heat. ;)
> > The big roll-up door there is quite handy for moving large vehicles in
> > and out, and we should have pretty well all the tools we'd need on
> > hand (including power tools). Richard just needs to make sure he has
> > all the electrical stuff he needs, since we won't have much beyond a
> > soldering iron at the shop, and we should be good to go.
> > Time: Saturday Nov. 13th, noon to 6pm.
> > Place: 473 Bronson (at Gladstone, driveway and entrance on south side
> > of building)
> > Have another look at the blog and if you have additional ideas please
> > comment!
> > http://hpvooodesign.blogspot.com/2010/10/locomotive-theme-for-toy-parade.html
> > Cheers,
> > Mark
> > ----- End forwarded message -----
> > slainte mhath, RGB
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