https://groups.google.com/d/forum/heatsynclabsHeatSync LabsHeatSync Labs is a community workshop where artists, engineers and hobbyists create their projects prototypes and their art. We have no staff, only a passionate community, including you, who makes this happen every day. Bring your projects and your passion and JOIN US!Google GroupsRyan McDermott2016-07-27T03:13:38Zhttps://groups.google.com/d/topic/heatsynclabs/942bK--wvt4HYH this ThursBIG ONE! Major moving discussion that you should be there for. Please if you can be around on Thursday, do so. Posting now so that everyone can plan to be there. -RyanMouse Kelly2016-07-24T18:40:45Zhttps://groups.google.com/d/topic/heatsynclabs/JQTnVkHpnxgSo, just how much mass would all 7.2 billion of us have to drive in the same direction to move the pSo, just how much mass would all 7.2 billion of us have to drive in the same direction to move the planet enough to start affecting it's orbit allowing us control the earth to slingshot around Jupiter and then the sun to launch us to the stars...oh ya, and DO WE HAVE THE FOSSIL FUEL to driveRyan McDermott2016-07-24T01:31:14Zhttps://groups.google.com/d/topic/heatsynclabs/PtEhyrWxDpwDoes anybody have an AIAA membership?American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics. There is a paper that I need access to, but don't have a membership. -RyanMelissa Trible2016-07-23T21:55:35Zhttps://groups.google.com/d/topic/heatsynclabs/WqjKmQbvjeIPainting on terra cotta... what to use?Anyone know what paints would work well on terra cotta pots? For the flowerpot ollas I'm making, I wanted to paint the tops some light color, both to reduce evaporation, and to reduce heating. But I don't know what paints (preferably *very* inexpensive ones) work well on terra cotta, and/orMelissa Trible2016-07-23T18:02:23Zhttps://groups.google.com/d/topic/heatsynclabs/dRffhft0CqsGame-developer night?...Heatsync has Useful Tools that would be of interest to those, for example, trying to make a board game or the like. There are people who do such things as a hobby. Also, Heatsync tends to be relatively rich in the kinds of nerdy people who would be willing to play-test strange new games. I amMelissa Trible2016-07-22T23:01:11Zhttps://groups.google.com/d/topic/heatsynclabs/oeO6Z68ZbYsHey, biohack peeps... you might be interested in this articlehttp://gizmodo.com/indestructible-water-bears-have-a-genome-that-is-seriou-1744508070 Apparently, tardigrades have the genomic equivalent of the English language...Lance Warrion2016-07-22T19:41:37Zhttps://groups.google.com/d/topic/heatsynclabs/YZYTRIErS0solder Raspberry PI wantedNow that the Pi 3 is out, I'm thinking some of you in the community have probably upgraded and have your older Pi units still lurking about. I'd like to pick up an older unit, maybe even the Pi model B with the RCA composite video port for a small project I need to get started on. If anyoneRobot Ambassador2016-07-22T19:34:42Zhttps://groups.google.com/d/topic/heatsynclabs/wgH2rTP1bhsAugust Hosts neededHey Lab, We need cardholders to host during August. Please post here letting me know you can help out! These are the dates; Thur 08/04 Wed 08/10 Thur 08/18 Wed 08/24 Wed 08/31 -Eric Ose Robot Ambassador <http://azrobotambassador.com/> Southwest Maker Fest <http://www.southwestmakerfest.JR2016-07-21T16:24:26Zhttps://groups.google.com/d/topic/heatsynclabs/aNmRDC65_P4Woodturning Demo - Tucson : Stuart BattyHi All- Stuart Batty is one of the premier woodturning demonstrators / instructors in the world. Coming up on Aug 6 he'll be doing a demo in Tucson for the club there. If you're interested in woodturning, this is a fantastic opportunity to learn a lot. It'd be well worth the entry fee. I'veSmith H.2016-07-20T23:02:38Zhttps://groups.google.com/d/topic/heatsynclabs/LYjiIEWrnUwLaser Cutting and Engraving PLAOK, I can't find anything online about NOT cutting or engraving PLA in a laser cutter. I'm looking to the rest of you for input. I will NOT try this unless I have someone let me know that it's OK, and if someone like Ryan will oversee the first attempt (so the material can be certified).Joe Modjeski2016-07-20T05:11:25Zhttps://groups.google.com/d/topic/heatsynclabs/VFJ821ThQ_MLaser wood burning or alternativesI have a presentation I'm conjuring up that could use a bunch of multi-colored blocks. Thinking a dozen or so each of maybe 4-5 colors. My initial thought was to just make the blocks from wood and then etch/burn them on the laser. Looking for suggestions on paint that I could burn off, orSmith H.2016-07-19T22:03:52Zhttps://groups.google.com/d/topic/heatsynclabs/Q4ggbjP9Z5gDesk for the Space?< https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-vusNKepL8Bw/V46i9PZ-wMI/AAAAAAAAFV4/b64zRg6V12IICeYONNQ8oL8j7NoWsAq2gCLcB/s1600/desk.png > I have this desk that I replaced with something more versatile at home and I wanted to know if I should bring it to HSL tonight. I forgot to label the front height incpr...@gmail.com2016-07-19T11:17:12Zhttps://groups.google.com/d/topic/heatsynclabs/EeKqLmga0boDEF CON 24, Who's all going?I intend to go this year, I will be driving, is anyone making the trip this year? I still haven't gotten a hotel room yet, anyone got an inside track on getting a good deal? (I'm cheap)Dave Van Ess2016-07-19T06:17:35Zhttps://groups.google.com/d/topic/heatsynclabs/trQ6ENkGaFwIs anyone at the lab right now?I think I left something there, Dave Van EssRyan McDermott2016-07-18T20:07:29Zhttps://groups.google.com/d/topic/heatsynclabs/BLsiHP_Ou3cCoil on plug spark plugsHey Lab, I have some sparkplugs that I am going to be using for ignition on some fire effects. They are "coil on plug" spark plugs (meaning the coil and the plug housing are on thing, there is no distributor like in a normal car). Does anybody know if it would be safe to use one of the benchJames Bitter2016-07-18T19:17:19Zhttps://groups.google.com/d/topic/heatsynclabs/ELgA1A4SaZELaser Cutting .5mm copper #HelpHi HSL, I'm James Bitter, I'm new, I came through for my orientation 2 weeks ago and I'm pretty excited. I'm working on a prototype for a wallet, which I plan on cutting and etching on the laser cutter in the next week or so (6oz vegetable tanned cowhide), but I also have a mechanism that IMilton Williams2016-07-18T18:22:03Zhttps://groups.google.com/d/topic/heatsynclabs/-pM-xjqHdG0Rocket Launch PartiesI have inadvertently made a habit of watching SpaceX launches and landings online. Is anyone interested in making these into Heatsync Launch parties? I love watching these because there is a crowd of people cheering at mission control and I am always jealous of them. If we do this we shouldNebarnix2016-07-16T17:53:30Zhttps://groups.google.com/d/topic/heatsynclabs/JiDUQO4D6XIPROPOSAL: Give card access to Nick BensemaI think Nick is super awesome and brings a good attitude to the lab. He's clean, respectful, and knows things that are on fire from things that are not on fire. This is commonly referred to as common sense. I believe that we need more of that and more of him! So let's let him in ALL OF THESmith H.2016-07-16T16:53:28Zhttps://groups.google.com/d/topic/heatsynclabs/xwnzrMyJkyERC Flight Club in South GilbertBased on some discussion from Thursday it seems that there may be some interest in RC flying here at HSL. I joined *Gilbert Quiet Flyers* several months ago and this is a great group of people. The older more experienced members are willing to help you out with questions and you can usuallyGC dude2016-07-15T05:37:40Zhttps://groups.google.com/d/topic/heatsynclabs/xiCU2MsNy4sCapacitor testerI'm sure the lab has a decent capacitor tester, but I am looking to test some large power supply capacitors, including one at 12,000 uF. Is there a meter that will handle caps that big, or is there some other way of testing capacitors of this size? Thanks! -AJRobot Ambassador2016-07-15T05:28:49Zhttps://groups.google.com/d/topic/heatsynclabs/BOGugc9KyuEHYH Results 2016.07.14Milton ran us an HYH There were Members 10, and card holders 8 Discussion: Old Stuff: 0. Trish and Jasper will be rechecking the Parking Ticket dates. 1. Trish - the waivers are all inventoried and in the spreadsheet. 2. Jasper - Has big red been moved 3. Ryan - Please fill out the surveyRyan McDermott2016-07-15T03:34:45Zhttps://groups.google.com/d/topic/heatsynclabs/_WvnwdAdEaY[Important] fill out this survey, pleaseHey all, please fill out this survey about how you use heatsync labs. This is REALLY helpful for us when we're doing things like: -Looking for a new space -Applying for grants -Talking about long-term lab goals -Evaluating how well the things we are doing are working If you already filledSmith H.2016-07-15T02:38:42Zhttps://groups.google.com/d/topic/heatsynclabs/wALnK5a_wfcLaser Cut Open FileThere was a file open on the laser cutter console. I saved the file in my folder Users/Smith Hayward/Open When I Got Here/July_14_2016.ecp. Smith H.Robot Ambassador2016-07-14T13:17:36Zhttps://groups.google.com/d/topic/heatsynclabs/xo6rpVx9MpcHYH Tonight!Hey Lab tonight we have Hack Your Hackerspace There is a card access proposal for Milton Williams so come out and support his nomination. Details here < https://groups.google.com/forum/?fromgroups=#!topic/heatsynclabs/cN8lAL7tC3c> We will have some follow up discussions about finding a newNick Bensema2016-07-14T03:38:47Zhttps://groups.google.com/d/topic/heatsynclabs/gUu_F3LYh5Atorx screwdrivers?do we have Torx screwdrivers over there? I need to open up my TiVo. Not sure what I can do to fix it apart from blowing all the dust out of it, but I'd hate to lose it.Jared Renfro2016-07-14T02:40:34Zhttps://groups.google.com/d/topic/heatsynclabs/koAKbLs7Po4PCB HELP!!!!Hey I'm trying to prototype a one sided circuit board. I got all the materials and just ironed my first transfer. I need to get traces it down to .01mm and at .16mm the transfer clearly smeared. Does any one have any suggestions on cheep quick turn around board houses for prototyping? AND ORmdgilb...@gmail.com2016-07-13T14:46:41Zhttps://groups.google.com/d/topic/heatsynclabs/2-sChHm-MggArduino freelancersHi there HeatSync, Are there freelancers in the community? I have two Arduino projects for the near future, but don't have the skill set. I can pay for your help, I just don't know where to start. If you work during a hacknight I'd love to help and learn. Thank you so much, Michael GilbertTheBill Mar2016-07-13T07:55:46Zhttps://groups.google.com/d/topic/heatsynclabs/p-vWabeH8J0Amazon Alexa Voice workshopI'm hosting on Jul 19 a free (no-frills) workshop for Amazon Alexa Voice Service running on node.js embedded devices (RaspberryPi, CHIP, BBB, etc). http://www.meetup.com/MakersOfPhoenix/events/232163182/ Let me know if anyone wants to volunteer to help setup and procter, etc. Thanks, Bill Marmonteslu2016-07-13T03:33:24Zhttps://groups.google.com/d/topic/heatsynclabs/vDBxi9ASl6kno coffee and code this weekI'm out this week. Coffee and code will resume next week. Sorry for the late notice. LuisJohn Rademan2016-07-11T19:04:54Zhttps://groups.google.com/d/topic/heatsynclabs/spkj5sBsLTkDesoldering gun/station?Hi all, I'm trying to remove some stubborn chips from a circuit board, and my manual bulb desoldering iron isn't cutting it. Does the lab currently have a working vacuum powered desoldering gun, similar to the Hakko 808/FR-300? I searched through earlier posts and saw conflicting answers, andNebarnix2016-07-11T01:31:19Zhttps://groups.google.com/d/topic/heatsynclabs/EHbjnDPGL10Big green lathe out of order?Why is there a yellow do not use this equipment on the green lathe?Rick Blake2016-07-09T23:21:56Zhttps://groups.google.com/d/topic/heatsynclabs/bnBe859Nz_kAFM'We' should build one of these ; http://www.zmescience.com/science/physics/smallest-atomic-force-microscope/?utm_source=ZME+Science+Newsletter&utm_campaign=b6a9a48296-ZME_Science_Daily3_6_2015&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_3b5aad2288-b6a9a48296-242607925&ct=t(ZME_Science_Daily11_8_2014 I hardlyThomas Brannan2016-07-09T21:15:00Zhttps://groups.google.com/d/topic/heatsynclabs/C1McjEjHhbMlaser useI wish to make a stencil to pattern some glass with etchant and/or paint. has anybody stuck contact paper to glass, and then cut the contact paper with the laser? Is this a valid approach or is there a better/easier way to make a stencil? Regards, TomNate Plamondon2016-07-09T01:32:19Zhttps://groups.google.com/d/topic/heatsynclabs/IW7K4X9-ONYLathe tracerTIL lathe tracers are a thing. This is a really neat tool. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=277VGi7XbZs#t=14m30 -- Nate Plamondonwiki2016-07-08T02:15:06Zhttps://groups.google.com/d/topic/heatsynclabs/1uIOKkw5CXUHSL DoorsLarry Campbell2016-07-08T01:36:04Zhttps://groups.google.com/d/topic/heatsynclabs/xgNPUoib3PYIntro to Manual Lathe Class July 2016Link to Class signup: http://guestli.st/424857 Dont know how to operate a lathe and wish you did? Larry Campbell can help you get started. With this class you'll learn some basics about turning metals and will be certified to operate a small lathe at HSL. You can show up early and sign up atLarry Campbell2016-07-08T01:30:09Zhttps://groups.google.com/d/topic/heatsynclabs/OpeSyQzqMRUIntro to Manual Milling Class Monday, July 18 at 7:30pmTo get in the class go to - https://guestlistapp.com/events/424848 Intro to Manual Milling Class Monday, july 18 at 7:30pm Dont know how to mill and wish you did? Larry Campbell can help you get started. With this class you'll learn some basics about milling and will be certified to operate aRobot Ambassador2016-07-07T18:45:33Zhttps://groups.google.com/d/topic/heatsynclabs/mWNDiY8H578SWMF T-Shirt Making July 25thHey HeatSync I'm planning a Southwest Maker Fest T-Shirt Making meetup <http://www.meetup.com/Southwest-Maker-Fest/events/232450338/> at HeatSync on Monday July 25th from 7-10 pm. We didn't sell t-shirts at the Southwest Maker Fest this year so this will be a chance for you to get a shirt. I'mNick Bensema2016-07-07T16:43:50Zhttps://groups.google.com/d/topic/heatsynclabs/LXLT5wAote0ed, the standard text editorI read the article "Actually using ed < https://www.reddit.com/r/programming/comments/4ria8g/actually_using_ed_the_standard_unix_text_editor/>" and suddenly I wish there were a 300 baud paper terminal hanging around so I'd have an excuse to actually use ed. I wonder if we can hack that electricJohn Woolfrey2016-07-06T20:22:01Zhttps://groups.google.com/d/topic/heatsynclabs/N7aBGcpZvSQIntroduction: Dagorhir Foam FightersHello HeatSync! My name is John Woolfrey, and I am a member of Dagorhir Fantasy Battlegames. Dagorhir (or just Dag, to keep down on our nerd quota) is a full-contact medieval combat experience that contains elements of live action role play. We fight each other at full force using weapons thatSmith H.2016-07-06T14:17:10Zhttps://groups.google.com/d/topic/heatsynclabs/H5e_ckRmhRYArduino HacknightTonight will be my first time attending the Arduino Hacknight. I've never done anything but I have my own ARDX beginners kit and a huge drive to learn. Hope to see others there! Is there anything other than my kit and a laptop needed to be successful? I was going to bring my multi-meter asNate Plamondon2016-07-04T18:14:24Zhttps://groups.google.com/d/topic/heatsynclabs/ZVfu66jZjUEweb service outageMy apologies for this weekend's web outage. I have renewed our certs and configured them to autorenew so this doesn't happen again. -- Nate PlamondonIan Gordon2016-07-03T23:38:27Zhttps://groups.google.com/d/topic/heatsynclabs/6OEmcJZ_lpYHigh-resolution MultimeterIs there a benchtop multimeter in the lab that can measure voltage to 4+ digits? I'd check the toolshare, but it's down right now.Eric Brettner2016-07-03T20:06:02Zhttps://groups.google.com/d/topic/heatsynclabs/5WMo_I-4m3AJava HelpHey, I am taking a 100 level Java course this summer, and I am struggling with an assignment. The assignment is on methods and constructors for storing information. I really need some help and will gladly buy the person to help me lunch and or dinner depending on what time you are available. ILarry Campbell2016-07-03T18:23:07Zhttps://groups.google.com/d/topic/heatsynclabs/cN8lAL7tC3cProposal: Card Access for Milton WilliamsI have known one of our new members for over a decade, I was pleased to see him move to the mesa area and join up with the lab. I believe he has proven himself to fit in with the community and be worthy of nomination for a card. Some tidbits about him: He moved from a Durango area homestead inBlake Knoll2016-07-02T18:08:33Zhttps://groups.google.com/d/topic/heatsynclabs/-cT3KkxloUULaser Cutting Class?I am interested in a Laser Cutting Class, unfortunately was unavailable on June 30th. please let me know if there is one coming up soon!Nick Bensema2016-07-01T03:07:38Zhttps://groups.google.com/d/topic/heatsynclabs/g5oYdGK9FEcPA systemDo we still have a PA system and microphone? I noticed the big loud fan on one side of the room and a lesson going on in the other. What is missing to get that working again like we did in the Hot Topics days?Heather Jackson2016-06-29T23:09:16Zhttps://groups.google.com/d/topic/heatsynclabs/uC0Lp8JnkKAWho wants donated sheet / plate metal?Dear Heatsync, APS has some seet / plate metal to donate to a deserving 501(c)3. PM me for a pic and the APS donation form if you want metal bad enough to fill out paperwork for it. Love, Heather mosstly...@gmail.comPushpa Gorur2016-06-29T05:21:19Zhttps://groups.google.com/d/topic/heatsynclabs/uTzaDjb_0NUwoodworking classes?I am interested in learning all about woodworking from a beginners level.Russ Johnston2016-06-29T01:34:04Zhttps://groups.google.com/d/topic/heatsynclabs/8HoBXjOJ7v8Lathe classI would like to request a lathe class if there isn't one already planned.