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Four Person Human Powered Vehicle for Roads, Rails and Sea. Modeled after drawing from 1890.
Four Person Human Powered Vehicle for Roads, Rails and Sea. Modeled after drawing from 1890.
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    1. Shing Yin Khor on

      So glad you guys made it. If all goes well, I'll be on the playa with a decrepit chinese junk boat; maybe we can do a passenger trade if we run across you!

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      Alex on

      Sweet! I'm glad this got fully funded! See you on the playa :)

    3. Dave Wilson Creator on

      Wow, thank you Jenny and David Apocalypse, and everyone else who has rallied in the last few hours to push us over the limit. I screen printed my outlook with all the kickstarter notices. I may frame it. It was just - so - beautiful.
      Tracy Feldstein has also stayed right on top of this event, fine tuning with great skill her donation like it was the burner under a moonshine still.

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    5. Donald Day on

      Oh yes, the KGC rules, a long entertaining read,
      but there is a height limit, so, mostly reeled in, at least in town.

    6. Donald Day on

      A 75cm exercise ball of Helium will lift 656 grams,
      a 65cm ball 492 grams, yes this sounds promising for staying airborne,
      not bouncing much on the ground.
      May want to reel them in behind the body during headwinds,
      send them aloft ahead as silly sails in tailwinds.
      And some kind of net bags to captivate the floats against tidal ripoff.
      Buoyancy of 589kg or 442kg fully submerged.

    7. Dave Wilson Creator on

      Thanks, Donald, for the comments and donation. Good idea about helium. I hope the exercise balls work because they are so much cheaper than pontoons and serenity should not be underestimated.

    8. Donald Day on

      A grand goal, this trifecta.
      Extra fun that the really difficult one is first.
      I like the exercise ball floats.
      Can they be helium filled so they float above the P-Car during the land legs?
      Probably too heavy from being sturdy enough.
      Some drag penalty for those spheres, but so serene.

    9. Dave Wilson Creator on

      Only 20 days left. That's $75/day. We're not going to make it. If i were Indiana Jones, I'd go ahead and jump in the hot lava and get it over with.

    10. Cosmic Lifestyle Corp. on

      Yay we tipped over 1 grand!

    11. Dave Wilson Creator on

      Thanks to everyone so far.

    12. Tracy Feldstein on

      He's literally number 1 which means that I just can't resist being #2!

    13. Dave Wilson Creator on

      Thanks Sam, You're number one.

    14. Cosmic Lifestyle Corp. on

      Best of luck guys! I'm spreading the word!