[rescue] geeky toys

Dave McGuire rescue at sunhelp.org
Sun Jun 24 19:59:34 CDT 2001

On June 24, Brian Hechinger wrote:
> >   Ahh...mine is most certainly *not* portable.  Aside from being water
> > cooled, it pulls a constant 18A at 220V.  It has a Q-switch, which
> > makes things even more fun.  I wish I had more free time.
> > 
> >   It will turn one soda can into two halves when tossed through the
> > beam, though. :)
> invite me over, i will MAKE you have free time to play with that thing.  with
> the proper modifications we should be able to cut the moon in half, i think
> that is a reasonable goal. :)

  Should I mention the 6KW CW CO2 laser in the warehouse (it's not
mine) that weighs just over a ton?

  Seriously though...for stuff that we have the ability to fire...come
down one weekend if you wanna hack on it.  It hasn't been fired in
years, but if we spend a little time on it, I think we could get

         -Dave McGuire

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