Full scale Emriver Em2 shipment begins!

Full scale Emriver Em2 shipment begins!

We’re in full effect now on Em2 shipment; all the kinks are out and we hope to get a model to everybody on the waiting list by the end of November.  We hope the overseas shipments won’t be far behind. If you haven’t been following, we’ve...

Fun with cardboard (and geomorphology).

Fun with cardboard (and geomorphology).

We’re a little loopy at LRRD now, from both overwork and excitement. Today we moved the Em4 model we hauled to GSA-Denver off a truck and into our lab. The rules of hydraulic similitude dictated a 4-meter length for the Em4.  It’s about the size of a car...

GSA Denver day one.

GSA Denver day one.

A day I’ll always remember.  Kate, Lily, and I worked very hard this morning to get everything in its final place, and a year’s worth of planning came to fruition. We welcomed hundreds of delighted visitors from many countries tonight–here are a few...

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...