Yesterday I found a massive hole in Cloudbuster’s handlebar when I was riding to work. Luckily I made it there and home in one piece. My ship has had a lot of bad luck as of late, between falling down a lot, and having electrical fires. I took the bars off, and cut out the dead piece and replaced it with 4130. Hopefully it will last another couple of years.
While I had the helm off, I decided to strip off all the burnt electrical cords and obsolete odds and ends off the hull, and give it a new coat of paint while it was somewhat naked. It’s now flat gray, like most starships. I like it. Unfortunately it started raining again and it soaked the crossover unit for the amplifiers. Two meltdowns in three weeks. Between that and all the droids having meltdowns I’m beginning to wonder if someone’s got it out for me.
I’ve got Somerville Open Studios in less than two weeks, so I fiished the eveing by welding bots until the gas ran out. Tomorrow will be the first day I buy argon. Should be fun, although I’m beginning to wonder if I’ll be able to keep up with expenses at this rate. With some luck I’ll get some income for SOS.