Driving the Em4 to Denver!

Driving the Em4 to Denver!

Kate and I are just a few hours from Denver now.  Today we passed Konza Prairie and the Flint Hills. We shared driving this big truck with beautiful skies but a 20mph+ crosswind all day, pretty exhausting. (Here’s Kate with our little travel companion, who...

Off to GSA – Denver with a truck full of Em4 model!

Off to GSA – Denver with a truck full of Em4 model!

Kate and I picked up a beautiful new Emriver Em4 at Sauer Machine in St. Louis today and are driving it to GSA-Denver, where thousands of geoscientists will see it. We’ve been planning and dreaming about this for a year, and are very excited.  I’m so happy...

Our first Em2(x) model ships!

Our first Em2(x) model ships!

 After many months of research and design we shipped our first redesigned Emriver Em2 (which we call the Em2x at the lab). We’re in full production mode, all the kinks are out and we’re building models.  And have a lot of orders to fill (thanks!)...

The new Emriver Em2s are in the house.

The new Emriver Em2s are in the house.

Today I drove to L.E. Sauer Machine in St. Louis to pick up our first production run of twenty.  Most of them are sold. The boxes are beautiful, and weigh only 38 pounds (the old one was 65).  Here Lily does an easy two-handed overhead lift.  The other photo shows the...

Stop writing “pencil for scale” captions!

Stop writing “pencil for scale” captions!

You’ll write instead, “scale in cm” like a good scientist should, because we’ll be giving these to our friends at GSA Denver. Mechanical pencils and waterproof field books will be around for a long time.  Here we have a pencil and centimeter...