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RBCreation; SUCCESS!!!!

After a long weekend full of emotion and sweat, i3Detroit was awarded the Team’s Choice award!!!

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this means they were voted as all the other teams’ favorite!

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They won a pretty BA 40 watt laser cutter from Full Spectrum Lasers!!!

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we are DROOLING back in Detroit; can’t wait to get our hands on this!

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A huge shout-out to our team members Eric and Sean; who actually both missed their first father’s day to compete in the Red Bull Creation Challenge…Great job guys, I’m sure your kids will be proud :)

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also…Matt’s hair is doing just fine

RBCreation: Down to the wire–30 minutes remain

 

 

 

We are down to the last 1/2 hour of the competition, an dour team is working so hard!

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Huge thanks to Lincoln Electric and Torchmate for the awesome Plasma-cut logo

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our team is exhausted — but they are finishing right down to the last second

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The “WhirlyTubulator” will go live for demonstration at 6:30pm.

We know our team is really focused on getting their creation finished because we have not received an updated photo of Matt’s hair…

but here’s a snap of it on the live-feed; along with Eric and Sean!

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We’re confident that our team will get rave reviews!

 

Red Bull Creation 2013 – Liveblog!!

RBC 2013 has gotten off to a roaring start! Our i3 Build team have taken planes, trains, and automobiles to converge on one of the most exciting moments together this summer! Matt, Sean, Rocco, Eric and Marie are on site and hacking away! Mission Control has dozens of people in a flurry to find our guys(and girl) directions to the hardware store, prices, part numbers or even the closest hair salon for gel/cream/fiber/magic to keep Matt’s hair in tip top shape during the craziness!

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[6/13 3:00PM] —   The team has dismantled and hacked the floor fans provided by RBC this year. Truly a sacrifice during the blistering Brooklyn heat.    

[6/13 3:25PM] —  Matt is dangerously low on hair product!

[6/13 3:37PM] — Matt: “We are at Home Depot, Message for supplies we are grabbing corded drills”

i3 Detroit Team Prep Photo
(See the grinders? That’s them preparing)

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The Topic and Theme…. “Signal to Noise”

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Quick planning session before build kick off at RBC!

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The secret ingredient of i3′s creation this year?  Whirly Tubes!!!
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[6/13 5:08PM]

New parts have arrived! A mad dash to Home Depot has yielded a whole bunch of corded drills.