[Noisebridge-discuss] prospective member has questions regarding possible project

Elijah Post elijahpost at gmail.com
Sat Nov 12 08:10:15 PST 2011


Well, simply by walking into the space you have as much authority as I or
anyone else (members are for the legality of it all). IMHO it's not so bad.
If I catch you doing it, I may ask you questions because I want to be a
mechanical engineer :)

On Sat, Nov 12, 2011 at 8:05 AM, bahador.nosrat <bahador.nosrat at gmail.com>wrote:

> yes, this is not a quick project. it will take me a while.
> On Nov 12, 2011 8:01 AM, "Elijah Post" <elijahpost at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> I don't see why not. Id he planning to leave the engine in the space
>> while he is not there?
>>
>> On Fri, Nov 11, 2011 at 9:00 PM, bahador.nosrat <bahador.nosrat at gmail.com
>> > wrote:
>>
>>> hello,
>>>
>>> my name is bahador nosrat. i've known about noisebridge for a couple of
>>> years now, but only recently moved to the bay area and now finally have had
>>> the opportunity to drop by. i would like to ask the noisebridge community's
>>> opinion about a project i would like to tackle, and whether or not
>>> noisebridge is an appropriate place to tackle it.
>>>
>>> i have a vintage 450cc motorcycle engine<http://i211.photobucket.com/albums/bb223/jbrotor/72%20CB450/IMG_0056.jpg>that i would like to
>>> rebuild <http://teamhansenhonda.com/services/photo027.jpg> and
>>> modernize. among other things, i would like to add electronic sensors
>>> (temperature, rpm, current gear...) monitored by an arduino mega<http://store.arduino.cc/ww/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=11_12&products_id=144>hooked up into an android device via the android
>>> open accessory development kit<http://developer.android.com/guide/topics/usb/adk.html>
>>> .
>>>
>>> the engine itself is not very big. i would estimate that it's dimensions
>>> are less than 1.5ft wide, 2ft long, and 3ft tall. it weighs less than
>>> 150lbs. i would get an engine stand with wheels for it so that it can be
>>> easily rotated and moved. i would not run it in the building itself, only
>>> clean it, rebuild it, and eventually mount sensors on it. there would be no
>>> gasoline or oil, except for what little is left inside the engine after
>>> draining it. the only chemicals, if any, that i would bring would things
>>> like: cleaners, degreasers, lube, loctite, wd40, and grease.
>>>
>>> a little about me: i'm in my mid twenties. i was born in san diego, and
>>> just moved to berkeley this past august. i work for the lawrence
>>> berkeley lab <http://www.lbl.gov/>, studied security studies as an
>>> undergrad, and hold an ms in gis<http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Geographic_information_science>.
>>> i've mostly worked in biology for the past several years doing gis and
>>> bioinformatics <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bioinformatics>, up until
>>> recently, for a marine biology lab in san diego.
>>>
>>> as far as my background goes, i have experience in:
>>> - cars and motorcycles
>>> - soldering
>>> - basic circuitry
>>> - programming
>>> - databases
>>> - gis
>>> - bioinformatics
>>> - computers
>>>
>>> thanks for your time, and i hope to hear back from you soon. take care.
>>>
>>> --
>>> You can't teach a hammer to love nails.
>>>
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>>>
>>
>>
>> --
>> *E. Post / ELSP*
>>
>


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