Flamethrower Shooting Gallery Set Up 7-12-2009

July 14, 2009

The Crucible in Oakland, California hosts a spectacular event each summer called the Fire Arts Festival. The Flamethrower Shooting Gallery is one of the installations. The Flamethrower Shooting Gallery operates by a high pressure line fed by nitrogen that blasts 87 octane gasoline or methanol in a straight line for about 30 feet. Targets are set up for attendees to shoot at. This video documents the set up in West Oakland.

Fire Fire Fire The Crucible’s Fire Arts Festival

July 13, 2009

The Crucible is an industrial arts learning and production facility in West Oakland, California. The Crucible provides classes in glass blowing, welding and fabricating, jewelry, bicycle repair and many aspects of the industrial arts. The Crucible provides wonderful community support for the youth residing in the surrounding community.

Every summer, The Crucible produces an event called the Fire Arts Festival near its facility. The Flamethrower Shooting Gallery, of which I am a Safety Range Officer, will participate once again.

Mind Shaft on 7-11-2009

July 13, 2009

The Mind Shaft Society continues to recreate the findings from the Expedition exploring the evolution of the Bamboodu Civilization. Working at Dr. Cabro’s excellent estate high on Mt. Tam, this is a work in progress… to be continued.

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