Virtual vs. Reality


NOTE: The Squeezebox project has permanently canceled. You can read more about the decision here.

First rule of plumbing… You never have the piece you need.

First rule of assembly… Nothing fits.

First rule of the natural man… Point at the guy next to you.

While smiling of course, I was ribbing Seth, our high school wiz kid that does our SolidWorks models, that he drew it wrong. He in-turn was ribbing Nick, out part time CNC programmer that he made the parts wrong. And it came full circle that Nick insisted that I designed it wrong. What we were all talking about and contributing to is the cumulative error that resulted in the valve assembly ‘growing’ about a half inch. The only problem is that it has an eighth of an inch of wiggle room. After an hour of what ifs, we again have a plan of attack. With any luck the platforms will be done today… again.

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