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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.

Where we are now

We leave in two weeks!!

Watch the video below to see where we are now. Some photos of our journey follow.

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07-30-22 Work Party

You say you want to weld the steps together?

Oh, maybe load some speaker components? Organize cables and tools? Install truck lights? Envision how we are going to show deconstructed walls or what our two other signs are going to look like? Program our main sign with addressable lights. Build a trike?

All this …

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Run Come Dance

Anywhere you hear this beat (You’d better) Run, come dance

Figured out all of the main engineering issues! Now, let’s weld up the rest of the cradles, put in the floor and paint!!

Work party all day Sat. No experience required.

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Hey, (work) party people!

I believe we have enough wood and steel to build all of the floors and platforms. I aim to complete as much as we can before Dave Lloyd and I go on our NYC Safari to check out the natives, wildlife and music scene next week.

To Do

Install Timbren FRTT350E Rear Suspension

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Platform support

A few pictures to hone in on what we are building.

The entire truck

Frame, platform, one speaker and two supports

Frame and one support

One support alone

The steel we are using

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In just three days… I can make you an elevated floor!

In just seven days…

Rando blog post title, for sure. Unless you realize I went to Rocky for 32 consecutive showings in High School and the way the story was told (live your life, fly your flag) had a big impact on me.

The title for this post was inspired by something Dave …

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Before and after

I spent the day on RIDE stuff and couldn’t be happier! I love my Burning Man community so much.

I seriously can’t wait to get up on the playa and give hugs to everyone.

So, now the Real Work™ begins.

1) Take off all the sides and floor 2) Weld receptacles for the platforms …

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Truck Media – 05-20-22

Life! I find myself swimming familiar waters…

Once again I am building a truck with maximum dance floor/community space.

Once again I am designing a truck around outfitting it with the maximum sound.

Once again I am considering ease of access and safety for revelers.

I think it was Glenn who questioned why we are …

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Juke Joint Thoughts

Cassie and I are working on ideas around the Juke Joint. This post captures some of what we discussed today.

1920-1940: Willie the Lion Smith – https://youtu.be/q3b1xt3V4H8

1922: Lena Wilson “He Used To Be Your Man But He’s My Man Now” https://youtu.be/05wkaI1An7A

1937: Golden Gate Quartet “Go Where I Send Thee” https://youtu.be/nU35D0Op6Yg

1939: Billie Holiday …

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04-18-22 – Build Media

A great day was had by all and we got a megga-s*-ton done. And an extra special thanx to Craig for hosting the righteous after-party.

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