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== General space news ==
 
== General space news ==
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* Today, Wednesday 8th, we reached a member count of 300!
  
 
* Phil has posted a possible plan for moving [[Babbage]] and [[Lovelace]] once the new kitchen is complete. [http://groups.google.com/group/london-hack-space/browse_thread/thread/9a5a18cab6492066]
 
* Phil has posted a possible plan for moving [[Babbage]] and [[Lovelace]] once the new kitchen is complete. [http://groups.google.com/group/london-hack-space/browse_thread/thread/9a5a18cab6492066]
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== Equipment ==
 
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* [[User:Solexious|Charles]] did some maintenance on the [[Equipment/Laser cutter|laser cutter]] and found that the optics had degraded.  Replacement optics are on order, for now it is recommended to run your cuts at -1.5 speed. [http://groups.google.com/group/london-hack-space/browse_thread/thread/ec1d5ba37d6c49fc]
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* [[User:Artag|Adrian]] has fitted some more powerful air pumps in the [[Equipment/PCBEtchTank|etch tank]]. [http://groups.google.com/group/london-hack-space/browse_thread/thread/fc48cbf67829f2bb]
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* There is some interest in getting equipment from the auction of a flight refuelling company. [http://groups.google.com/group/london-hack-space/browse_thread/thread/30d1866612cb4c49] [http://groups.google.com/group/london-hack-space/browse_thread/thread/6885552144b378b5] [http://groups.google.com/group/london-hack-space/browse_thread/thread/7559d3045ed780af] [http://groups.google.com/group/london-hack-space/browse_thread/thread/eb6dd1759826586a]
  
 
== Upcoming events ==
 
== Upcoming events ==
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* There are plans for a combined soldering and openhack area at the Brighton Mini Maker Maire on September 3rd. [http://groups.google.com/group/london-hack-space/browse_thread/thread/4775cb7eaedd89db]
 
* There are plans for a combined soldering and openhack area at the Brighton Mini Maker Maire on September 3rd. [http://groups.google.com/group/london-hack-space/browse_thread/thread/4775cb7eaedd89db]
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* TINT are holding a weekend of artistic workshops titled "Unleashed" on June 25th and 26th. [http://groups.google.com/group/london-hack-space/browse_thread/thread/495f5cc675203391]

Revision as of 18:48, 8 June 2011

< 26th May – 1st June 2011 London Hackspace news
2nd – 8th June 2011

General space news

  • Today, Wednesday 8th, we reached a member count of 300!
  • Phil has posted a possible plan for moving Babbage and Lovelace once the new kitchen is complete. [1]
  • The lab extractor bench that was installed in the new wet lab/dark room turns out not to be an extractor at all, there are plans to either re-purpose it or place it on eBay (for potentially £2,000). [2]

Equipment

  • Charles did some maintenance on the laser cutter and found that the optics had degraded. Replacement optics are on order, for now it is recommended to run your cuts at -1.5 speed. [3]
  • There is some interest in getting equipment from the auction of a flight refuelling company. [5] [6] [7] [8]

Upcoming events

Projects

Recently added projects:

  • No new projects this week.

SwapShop

Please can members update their items in the SwapShop so that it can become more useful and also please date when you add something.

New items this week:

  • No new items this week.

External news

  • There are plans for a combined soldering and openhack area at the Brighton Mini Maker Maire on September 3rd. [17]
  • TINT are holding a weekend of artistic workshops titled "Unleashed" on June 25th and 26th. [18]