Sunday, April 02, 2006

Week 2

Summary: The bracket for the other hole was completed. Holes were then drilled in the outside steel sleeves. These holes will contain rods that will suspend the hydraulic cylinder in the steel sleeve. When the brackets were installed, they were not as square as we needed them to be. So a majority of the day was spent squaring up the brackets in preperation of welding the tower sleeves in place. Once that was taken care of we then welded the outside part of the steel sleeve into its final position. Then the next we notched out the "v shaped" cuts on the inside steel sleeve so the sleeve could slide all the way up without hitting the rod that will be installed.


Finishing the other cylinder towner
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HI
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Cutting some steel
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Cylinder in the steel tower
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Not a bad first step
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