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Bogus Batoid to visit the High Museum of Art in Atlanta

This coming Sunday, September 7th, Bogus Batoid and team will be making an appearance at the High Museum of Art in Atlanta. If you are in the area please stop by and say hi.

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Bogus Batoid Drive, Operation Video Coming Soon

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

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State of the Art of Jellyfish Design

226 days until the 10th International Submarine Race. When I started doing research on how fish swim for Sand Shark and Faux Fish there were many articles, papers and thesis written on the subject. In addition, many models had been … Continue reading

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Faux Fish and Bogus Batoid to Hit the Big Screen

I recently had a call from a company that makes underwater documentaries and they asked if I would be interested in lending them my submarines Faux Fish and Bogus Batoid for use in one of their upcoming films. Never being one to turn … Continue reading

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Bogus Batoid Photo Diary

I now have a separate page devoted to Bogus Batoid. Be sure to check it out. It’s almost all pictures and shows the construction process. I will soon also be adding a video and specifications sheet for Bogus Batoid. https://fauxfish.wordpress.com/bogus-batoid-photo-diary/Continue reading

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Faux Fish and Bogus Batoid at the Museum of Science and Industry

We took Faux Fish and Bogus Batoid to the Chicago Museum of Science and Industry on September 20th for the “American Maker” Live Show and Tell, presented by “Make” Magazine . http://makezine.com/american/ This was a program to showcase grassroots innovation … Continue reading

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Welcome to Fauxfish’s Blog

Welcome to my blog. My name is Bruce Plazyk and over the next ten months I’ll be talking about the upcoming International Submarine Race, ISR #10 http://www.isrsubrace.org, and the sub(s) my son Martin and I will be building for it. … Continue reading

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