[Rack] Racks, they overfloweth

rachel lyra hospodar rachelyra at gmail.com
Sat Mar 26 00:31:21 PDT 2011


Cool! Let me know if you need help moving them down there and/or when you
expect to do it.

I think it was miloh! He has been doing tons of 'primary deconstruction' to
help clear us out & get ready for the influx of people that Maker Faire will
bring.

mediumreality.com
On Mar 24, 2011 1:15 PM, "Dr. Jesus" <j at hug.gs> wrote:
> I just realized we don't actually need electricity figured out to move
> the racks. I asked the landlord if we can move them downstairs while
> we figure out how we're going to wire them, that will immediately free
> up the space they're occupying. I'll poke him again tomorrow if he
> doesn't reply to my question today.
>
> It's nice seeing some positive energy injected into the bulky object
> problem :) Between that and the recent work on the EE shelves (who
> did that?) I think it's really helping to unlock the potential of the
> space. Thanks!
>
> On Thu, Mar 24, 2011 at 12:23 PM, rachel lyra hospodar
> <rachelyra at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Great! Can we come up with an approximate timeline for when you think
this
>> stuff might happen? That way I can poke you again as necessary ;)  it
would
>> be great to find out about if those other rails fit in the smaller rack,
it
>> doesn't sound like we need to wait on that one.
>>
>> Will you keepers of the rack need help moving everything? I can probably
>> rally some troops.
>>
>> mediumreality.com
>>
>> On Mar 24, 2011 11:53 AM, "Dr. Jesus" <j at hug.gs> wrote:
>>> On Wed, Mar 23, 2011 at 8:47 PM, rachel lyra hospodar
>>> <rachelyra at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>> Hello O mighty Keepers of the Rack,
>>>>
>>>> At the last Hackathon, when we were placing the Great and Mighty Shrine
>>>> of
>>>> Membership Binders into the Great and Towering New Rack, we noticed the
>>>> shorty rack that hides out hunkered down in the back of the library.
So
>>>> many racks!
>>>>
>>>> I was talking to Miloh about Maker Faire, and he pointed out that tons
of
>>>> new people come through the space during that time. He has it as a goal
>>>> to
>>>> tear through some primary deconstruction before that to help spruce
>>>> things
>>>> up. I am focusing on certain areas but also general rearranging/cleanup
-
>>>> we
>>>> do tend to accumulate Bulky Things That Affect Us All.  I feel that way
>>>> about these racks.
>>>>
>>>> I am curious if anyone has any plans/intentions they want to share
about
>>>> an
>>>> actual rack swap, getting rid of the 2 excess racks, etc. I don't know
>>>> much,
>>>> but can help hold heavy fiddly hardware in place while someone else
>>>> tightens
>>>> the screws, or perhaps just take part in lighting a fire under your
>>>> assess?
>>>> And/or helping to sell off unwanted racks on craigslist.  Or whatever.
>>>> It's
>>>> getting crowded in the Super Sekrit Serious Soldering Area, and I
>>>> (lovingly)
>>>> blame racks.
>>>
>>> The current plan is to install the big rack downstairs. I'm still
>>> negotiating with the landlord over what the rent would be, and he's
>>> still trying to get some numbers to figure out how much he wants.
>>> I'll poke him again today.
>>>
>>> I forgot about the smaller rack. I think some of the machines which
>>> came in with a recent donation might have compatible rails for it. If
>>> that's true, I'll see if we can put that downstairs too. Otherwise I
>>> can't think of a use for it.
>>
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