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I reckon the stock Brompton Tyre gets a bad rap

I think the stock Brompton tyres get a bad rap.
Sure, they’re not as invincible as Marathons, nor as light and grippy as Kojaks, but they’re a great compromise between the two. 146 more words

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Shock cords

A typical hobby rocket separates into two sections at or near apogee — call them the airframe and the nose — which are connected to one another, and often to a parachute or streamer, by a shock cord. 1,692 more words

Model Rockets

Slimrfat Wallet

My husband created this wallet on Kickstarter. I co-created and edited the video. This is my first attempt at video editing. Please support our Kickstarter campaign. Here’s the link.

Carbon Fiber

Winders and Kevlar Wire

Parcel Delivery!

Now I have arrived at what appear to be near-enough dimensions for my 40/30/20 linked dipole after another session at the sports field, I am ready to make the more ‘permanent’ version. 328 more words

Aramid Sleeving

Braided Sleeving

NOR*FAB Series 400 braided sleeving is manufactured in one style and two wall thicknesses. It is made using para-aramid fibers spun over a strong fiberglass core yarn. 153 more words


Kevlar® Fabric


A Norfab 100% Kevlar® light weight fabric woven in a twill pattern. Applications include safety clothing, aprons, cuffs, sleeves, capes and pockets.


Hackaday Prize Semifinalist: A Low Cost, DIY Fuel Cell

Electronic cars and planes are the wave of the future, or so we’re told, but if you do the math on power densities, the future looks bleak. 199 more words

The Hackaday Prize