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Burning Man

The Little Bass Heads Sound System grew out of a Burning Man crew. We built our first Mutant Vehicle (Unaverz) for 2013 and our second (Farfalle Gustose) for 2016. We are building our third for 2020.

The posts in this section will document the progress of this third mutant vehicle.

03-30-20 Truck

Fusion file so far.

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Juke Joint

A juke joint for the bottom. This is where the live band / Dj will play.

A Saharan tent for the cubby. A plush, warm and relaxing spot to rest your bones.

A Paris bistro for the top. I specifically want the floor tiles, the wicker chairs, the round metal tables and a …

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Truck Model 03-24-20

Here is the 03-24-20 truck model.

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4 On The Floor

The novel Corona virus has us all on lockdown and life has come to screeching halt. My family and I have been in voluntarily self-quarantine since March 1. The only time we leave is to get groceries or, for me, to Bridge to work on the truck. I am never within 6 feet of anyone. …

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Wheel wells and some bracing

Add the wheel wells and some bracing today.

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Lower frame is completed

Found my stride. Took a few days to raise the top floor and add the side ribs. Vince came by one night and we installed the new brackets for the side walls of the big truck. (We are now ready for the renegades!)

Along the way I cut and added a bunch of bracing …

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6-up

Torben came by and helped me work out some technical details. I think his edits are exactly right and I am suuuuuuuper glad to have his thoughts on these modifications.

He cut some of the larger parts and then took off to work on his own art. (Can’t wait to climb all over it!)

Slowly …

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Truck skeleton design – 03-01-20

Here is the current truck skeleton design.

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Attaching the base

So… the base is now on!

And Tsan made a fantastic cake.

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Bye bye bed

Torben did not come to play. But he did get dirtier than he says he has ever been (hard to believe…)

Bed has gone bye bye. First stage completed. Done. Check.

“See? Easy.” – Surly Store Clerk

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