[vcf-midatlantic] OT - Strong backs (not necessarily weak minds) needed for a few minutes on Saturday afternoon 04/13/2019

Martin Flynn maflynn at theflynn.org
Sat Apr 13 20:03:00 EDT 2019

On 4/9/2019 2:24 AM, Evan Koblentz via vcf-midatlantic wrote:
>>> OT Warning!  CDL has a project underway that will require lifting an 
>>> aluminum lighting truss to near ceiling height in the CDL studio.   
>>> The CDL team will get the brackets hung, we need a few bodies to 
>>> lift the aluminum truss into place.
>>> End result will look like this, 
>>> http://compdecon.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/lighting_truss_with_monitors.jpg 
>>> we are lifting the bare truss. Total weight is around 50 pounds, 
>>> truss is 4 meters long.   I don't see this taking more than 15 
>>> minutes around 3:00 PM
> I encourage VCF'ers to help with this project. CDL (Computer 
> Deconstruction Lab: the former "IXR" makerspace at InfoAge) is always 
> a good friend to VCF, as are CDL officers Dan J., Martin, and Neil.

Quick thank you to the VCF members who stopped by to help , and the 
folks who offered (we had more help offered than we actually needed)

In case anyone is curious on what was done, here are the links, complete 
with greasy fingerprints!

  * http://compdecon.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/IMG_1098.jpg
  * http://compdecon.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/IMG_1103.jpg
  * http://compdecon.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/IMG_1100.jpg


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