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Maker Faire Milwaukee & the Worlds Largest Doodle

September 29, 2016

This past weekend, I presented at Maker Faire Milwaukee, showing off an electric lawn mower, an electric mini-bike, and Solar Death Ray. But probably the best part was helping hundreds of kids have fun LITERALLY coloring on the floor! Besides my 300MPG.org booth, I also volunteered to provide paper and crayons for an interactive exhibit [...]

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Wind Energy – Now happening in Milwaukee

November 3, 2011

Today, I attended a ground-breaking ceremony in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The ground-breaking was for a new 100KW (one hundred-thousand watts) wind turbine project to be located at the Port of Milwaukee. Creating renewable energy through wind turbines is a natural fit for the coastlines of this country, including the “Middle Coast” of the Great Lakes. As [...]

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MAKE Something of Yourself!

April 2, 2011

In my experiences working on electric vehicles, and other wacky projects I never thought possible, I’m sure I would never have done any of it without a little help from my friends. Having support, and extra set of hands, and some advice from someone more experienced can make a huge difference. I sometimes hear people [...]

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PowerWheels Mods continue

July 7, 2010

On Monday, I was over at the Milwaukee Makerspace, where the makers are modifying PowerWheels for competitive racing at the Detriot MakerFair. Looks like the entries are going to be a slightly modified BIG JAKE, a highly modified GRAVEDIGGER, and Tom’s pink trike – a chopper with very little Barbie left to it. We test [...]

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