Flying Saucer, Powered by Quantum Rehab's Chair Drive, In Robots And rides, How Weird Street Fair, San Francisco, California

A Flying Saucer
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A flying saucer that did not fly stood at the intersection of 2nd Street and Howard Street in San Francisco. Although this work of art could be called a flying saucer, it did not actually fly.


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Blast
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The flying saucer was mounted on a "Blast" Quantum Rehab's chair drive. Notice the C-clamp that appeared to be part of the flying saucer's internal metal structure.


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Art On Each Slice
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Art was mounted on each slice of the flying saucer's surface. The decoration was created from bits of modern or electronic junk, spray painted and assembled into a work of art.


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A Hand
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The next panel was decorated with a hand holding down an oddly shaped circuit board. The art also included gas pipe and an old fashioned door knob plate.


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A Foot
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A foot was mounted on the next panel's display. This art collection included a touch telephone's touch tone pad, a watch, and assorted loose keys.


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A Meter
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An analog meter was part of the next panel's display. The art included a long grounding cable,a rectangular circuit board, and a fancy switch plate.


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Two Light Switch Plates
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The next panel was decorated with two fancy light switch plates. Also present in the art were three fan covers and a piece of gas pipe.


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Two Panels Contrasted
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Two panels next to each other illustrated a contrast in complexity. The panel on the left was compact and complex due to layers. The panel on the right was equally complex, but spread out horizontally.


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High Pressure Hoses
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The next panel was decorated with two high pressure hoses. The long hose surrounded two bicycle gears on the right. The short hose enclosed a fancy metal question mark.


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Obtainium Works
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Someone had inserted a card into one of the panels. The card advertised Obtainium Works external link a steampunk creator of contraptions for fairs, parades and Burning Man.


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