The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2014 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: The concert hall at the Sydney Opera House holds 2,700 people. This blog was viewed about 20,000 times in 2014. If it were a … Continue reading
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Thanks to everyone who stopped at the Bogus Batoid/Faux Fish booth at Maker Faire Atlanta 2014 in Decatur to check out our human-powered wet submarines: Bogus Batoid, the mechanical swimming manta ray, and Faux Fish, the mechanical swimming shark. It … Continue reading
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Here you can see both Faux Fish and Bogus Batoid (human-powered submarines) in action. Enjoy! FAUX FISH BOGUS BATOID Featured are Bruce and Martin Plazyk.
Following are links to the International Submarine Race web site and Facebook pages: http://isrsubrace.org and http://www.facebook.com/InternationalSubmarineRaces.ISR11. The Facebook pages have hundreds of photos and many videos and links to news articles. If you visit it please be sure to “like” the … Continue reading
Although I’ve had to withdraw from the human powered sub race this year I have been working on a couple of powered wet sub design concepts for Deep/Quest2 Expeditions, a Canadian underwater exploration and film documentary company led by Dr. … Continue reading
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I just started putting together a video showing the drive mechanism operation for Bogus Batoid. I should have it posted within a week or so. Upon first glance the drive mechanism looks much more complex than would be needed but … Continue reading
Well, it’s down to 90 days until the 10th International Submarine Race starts. I’m sure that all of the teams are pretty excited by now. Some have already started their in-water testing and some still have a long way to … Continue reading