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Propeller beanie design problem: attaching the propeller to the motor

3/18/2013 03:27 PM EDT
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Max The Magnificent
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Max The Magnificent   3/18/2013 3:52:51 PM
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My next question is how is this board attached to the hat?

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mightygus   3/19/2013 8:21:28 PM
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I think caps flying around the room would be cool.

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seaEE   3/20/2013 4:40:56 AM
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I think it needs an electronic windsock and a reverse mode, so that if it is stormy, the propellor will run in reverse and keep the beanie on one's head.

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Elukac   3/20/2013 5:52:17 AM
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The company involved is Richco Plastic, not Ricoh.

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Max The Magnificent   3/20/2013 8:40:27 AM
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One of the guys involved in this really wants to get his cap to hover about a foot above his head and to follow him around -- even turning when his head turns .... maybe in rev 2.0 :-)

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Max The Magnificent   3/20/2013 8:41:29 AM
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Good suggestion -- I'll pass this on to the designer -- in fact the motor can be spun in either direction at variable speed under program control. Will you be attending Design West?

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Max The Magnificent   3/20/2013 8:42:29 AM
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Great -- thanks for this feedback and correction -- I shall take David outside and give him a sound thrashing (he won't make this mistake again :-)

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dsando55001   3/20/2013 1:23:33 PM
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Clive: This must be a magic adapter. The ID and OD are the same. A long time ago I designed a fabricated part. The machinist insisted there was a dimension problem, I of course insisted it was correct. He later came in with a handful of metal shavings. "Here's your part" I learned my lesson.

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OmegaMan   3/20/2013 3:51:44 PM
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Actually, it's the tolerances that are the same.

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seaEE   3/21/2013 3:09:08 AM
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Unforunately know. Right now I am chained to my desk, and they change the combination daily. So is there a way to procure a beanie if you are not at the event? :)

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