[Space] balloons!

Christie Dudley longobord at gmail.com
Sun Dec 27 02:41:50 PST 2009


Praxair is where the FLG fill all our welding tanks.  Not sure if they carry
the full range of gasses or just welding.  Worth looking into, I suppose.

Christie
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On Fri, Dec 25, 2009 at 2:58 PM, Samuel Coniglio <sam.coniglio at gmail.com>wrote:

> There is also Atlas Welding Supply.  I've been told they are a bit less
> expensive.  The lease out gas tanks of different sizes.  They sell gauges
> and other welding items too.  Located about two blocks from Airgas.
>
> *I learned about them while building my CosmoBot drinkbot. *
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> *Atlas Welding <http://www.alliancegas.com/>* Supply<http://www.alliancegas.com/>
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> On Fri, Dec 25, 2009 at 9:16 AM, miloh <froggytoad at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>>
>>
>> On Wed, Dec 23, 2009 at 2:33 PM, Mikolaj Habryn <dichro at rcpt.to> wrote:
>>
>>> A damn heavy box has just arrived, containing what I presume to be the
>>> two 8' balloons I ordered. I'll bring them to Noisebridge this evening
>>> and secure some shelf space for us  - not that we can do anything
>>> useful with them just yet, but maybe it's time to look into acquiring
>>> a cylinder of helium.
>>>
>>>
>> There's a gas tank market 'Helium' in the Noisebridge shop along the East
>> wall.  I don't know how full it is, but I think that Andy was using it for
>> UAV projects, therefore he may know more info about it such as where the
>> regulator is.
>>
>> Airgas SF  (there's one in Berkeley, check www.airgas.com for other
>> locations)
>> 1495 Illinois Street, SF CA 94107
>> 415-648-9353
>> 'Branch location and Fill plant'
>>
>> Any other supply stores to know about?
>> Scales, guages... rangefinder, payload supplies, ballast and ropes...
>>
>>
>> -miloh
>>
>>
>>
>> Also, for light reading (really!):
>>> http://www.eoss.org/pubs/far_annotated.htm is FAR 101 shorn of all
>>> non-balloon-related cruft, and footnoted by EOSS (Edge Of Space
>>> Sciences, who do lots of this) as to their understanding and
>>> experience with the FAA as to how it all works in practice.
>>>
>>> I propose we aim for first week of February for a launch. What say?
>>>
>>> m.
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