The blower has entered the building.

Wednesday, November 3rd, 2010

With the blower now here, and the burner having arrived last Friday, all we need now are the stainless parts and we can start assembling everything. I was just at the sheet metal company and they are done with most of the parts and only have a few things left to finish on the rest. This is all good news in general and even better news for finishing on time. This is something that I am very happy about for so many reasons. First off most of the parts were supposed to be ordered before I got here, including the sheet metal, so getting everything organized and on it’s way in three weeks is a feat in and of itself. Second, it is important to me to be able to deliver the completed roaster on the promised delivery date, which is on the 12th of September. Third, this process is something that has to be done in sequence, if anything happens outside of that sequence it can lead to disaster later in the process. Lastly, I want to see it work, I am an engineer and there are few things better than seeing something you designed in action.  So far everything has been completed and delivered according to plan. Just getting these parts organized in this amount of time is something to be happy about, and getting them completed and delivered in the order that was planned is just amazing. The more of these projects you do the more you realize how every single part that comes in on time as you ordered it, or as you thought you ordered it, is important. This has admittedly not been the case for every aspect of this project, but foresight and planning have kept us ahead of the game so that any setbacks have been minor and we are still on track to finish on time. I have more to say on the blower and the company that supplied it, but that is going to have to wait until tomorrow. I have a couple of wire diagrams that are calling my name at the moment.

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