[Space] Fwd: Tether string issue
brian.choate at gmail.com
Tue Apr 6 19:54:19 UTC 2010
Not used to the web interface for gmail, wanted to send this to the group.
The cord is about the same thickness as paracord and as strong.
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From: Brian Choate <brian.choate at gmail.com>
Date: Tue, Apr 6, 2010 at 11:27 AM
Subject: Re: [Space] Tether string issue
To: Christie Dudley <longobord at gmail.com>
Do we specifically want to have something that is very thin, almost
invisible to tether? If that is not super critical we have ~200 ft of cord I
picked up to use as the main payload tether.
On Tue, Apr 6, 2010 at 9:12 AM, Christie Dudley <longobord at gmail.com> wrote:
> You might also ask some of the knot/boat enthusiasts. You're likely to get
> a lot more than you wanted to hear with advice, but they can probably point
> you in the right direction. I think Shannon is on this list, but also David
> knows quite a lot about low-weight high-strength stuff and where to get it.
> The stuff he got for Ephemerisle might do quite well for this application.
> "We also briefly discussed having officers replaced by very small shell
> scripts." -- Noisebridge meeting notes 2008-06-17
> The outer bounds is only the beginning.
> On Tue, Apr 6, 2010 at 12:31 AM, Michael C. Toren <mct at toren.net> wrote:
>> On Mon, Apr 05, 2010 at 11:25:00PM -0700, meredith scheff wrote:
>> > oh no!
>> > I just got an email from the kite string place that i ordered out
>> > line from- they are out of stock.
>> > does anyone know any local kite string resources?
>> High Line Kites in Berkeley is awesome:
>> You'll have to wait until Thursday to see him, though. I'd recommend
>> giving him a call at his office number tomorrow, to confirm he'll have
>> what you want, and see if he'll maybe let you come pick it up earlier.
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