Archive for January, 2014

New Parts, New Problems

Posted in Blog with tags , , , on January 26, 2014 by sethkoberg

This past Thursday, UPS delivered the 3D printed parts for the updated design of my anemometer. Like a little kid on Christmas morning, I tore into the packaging with a vengeance.

I’m still amazed at the world we live in where someone can wirelessly transmit what equates to a text file, and a little over a week later, receive a real copy of something that, until days before, only existed in the digital world of 1’s and 0’s.

Gathering all the necessary extra parts, I test fit the 13mm bearing onto the clip that sits comfortably inside the rotor – a perfect fit. Now it was only a matter of whether or not the stator design would accept the bearing as comfortably as the rotor.

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Almost a year

Posted in Blog with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , on January 18, 2014 by sethkoberg

It’s been almost a full year since my last post and I can’t say I’m surprised.

2013 was the year of ideas. Most of which were never touched, some were started and left to sit, and only one I can think of that was actually finished – an entertainment center for our new T.V – something that had to be completed in order for us to enjoy our new investment.

This year, however, is going to be the year of creation. I know it has been said before, even in this blog, but I’ve made a deal with The Husband that I can not purchase any more camera related equipment until I finish my list of to-do’s. That being said, I’ve run head first into my first project of the year; something that I had started years ago which has been itching to get finished.

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