[Lab] Open Question: Dumbest Thing You've Done While Making

Richard Guy Briggs rgb at tricolour.net
Thu Jun 27 13:38:33 EDT 2013

On Thu, Jun 27, 2013 at 01:11:19PM -0400, jim.kiskis at gmail.com wrote:
> Silliest/stupid thing I did was in highschool working on our racing
> barstool , I was testing the drive train and powered up the 5hp
> electric motor(which was hit with full power of 48v), when that
> happened the 11" wheels (solid rubber tires) ended up expanding off
> the rims of the drive wheels and went zooming off the rim across the
> shop and up the wall and taking out 3 of the light fixtures.  The look
> of the teacher was priceless ( he had been trying to get new lights in
> the shop ) had to do a lot of clean up for a week but we won the race
> we where in a couple of weeks later.

HAH!  I love it!  I'm still giggling.  :D

> Jim

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