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Closing Out July

It was a lonnnngggg month with a lot of new projects: Working on an e-textile turn signal jacket: Creating a sewing template with a 3,000# CNC milling machine, seems oddly appropriate:The July meeting had a bunch of cool projects, including

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June Updates

Lots going on through June! Trying to figure out what we should do with an empty power wheels jeep body. . . A short time later things were getting closer: Of course part of ordering the universe requires some disorder,

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Kansas City Maker Faire

Sector67 had a road trip down to Kansas City June 25th-26th to catch the mini Maker Faire and race our PPPRS vehicle.  We also stayed at <a href=””>Hammerspace</a> and toured <a href=””>CCCKC</a> (the infamous hackerspace in a cave). Iron Man

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Sector67 Sweeps First Day of PPPRS

We arrived safely in Kansas City at about 5:30am at Hammerspace, slept for a few minutes/hours, and then headed to Union Station downtown to unpack and get the car set up.  Teams were amazing, there was about 13 cars running

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June Meeting in Pictures

If you’re wondering what a meeting looks like, Dan took some awesome pictures at the June meeting: James demonstrated his directional speaker: Dave demonstrated his 3D printed door catch Mark covered the finer points of Nokia batteries for the GGHC:

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Progress on the Power Wheels Project

*PRESS BLACKOUT LIFTED* As you may or may not know, S67 is currently building an amped up Power Wheels to compete with other like-minded maker spaces across the country. We are aiming to race in both Kansas City and Detroit,

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May in Closing. . .

New electrical service, finally at 200A 240VAC instead of 100A (yes, that would be a 80’s residential connection on a commercial building): Tim’s been rocking the art metal, if you’re interested we’ve usually got creations for sale at the shop!

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2011 Burrill Business Plan Competition

We were honored to have a judging seat for the Online Communities and Social Networks track in the 2011 Burrill Business Plan Competition. There was a record number of entrants to this year’s competition, as a 4 year competitor I

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May in Updates. . .

Well, I sat down to dig through the camera for blog pictures and found that I had 213 pictures to choose from since the last update . . . might be time to ‘hire’ a journalism intern for the summer!

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Next Up: Power Racing Series

Summer is just around the bend, and the motorheads among us know what that means: Its racing season!! Can you smell the warm rubber? Feel the heat of the motor warming your innards? YES, indeed! Dig into the closet for your coveralls,

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The Weather Window The Maker Movement is about exploring your immediate world, learning on your own how it works and then tinkering with it as you see fit. Sector67 set out to embody as much of this spirit as possible

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2011 UW Entrepreneurial Achievement Awards

It’s nice to see Chancellor Biddy Martin at UW-Madison honoring some exceptional entrepreneurs in the Madison community: Last night at the WI Institutes for Discovery a number of people were honored for their contributions to the community (and world at

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