[EMS Discuss] Wanted: Cool projects for our membership drive

Mark Danburg-Wyld EMAIL HIDDEN
Wed Oct 24 13:32:09 PDT 2012


Hey Rick,

If you want to go to the 25 for $60, not much of a price break per
unit, but I'll split the costs with you and we'll have a stock of them
for the future.

On Wed, Oct 24, 2012 at 11:03 AM, Rick Osgood <EMAIL HIDDEN> wrote:
> Mark, I'm not sure how many people actually showed up but we were guessing
> around 100 or so after the event.  You can get an idea for how busy it was
> thanks to this time lapse that Kevin made.
> http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9V_BHA_JEpA
>
> I like the Make magazine skill badge idea.  Those kits are really simple
> (possibly too simple) but I like the idea that someone who has never
> soldered before can finish that project in just a couple minutes.  We might
> get more people involved if they know that they don't have to make a large
> time commitment.  We can order in groups of 4 for $10 or even 10 for $25.  I
> will go ahead and buy 10 of these since I did say at the board meeting that
> I would take care of it.  If you want to pitch in some money on top of that
> so we can have more, that would be awesome.  If we have extras we can always
> save them for events for later.  We can see about getting EMS to reimburse
> us if there are enough funds left in the account.  Let me know if you want
> to do this today and I will make one order so we don't have to pay shipping
> twice.
>
> Definitely bring your printer.  That's a great idea.  If other members can
> bring theirs too, that would make for an even better spectacle.  They don't
> even have to be fully completed.  Works in progress shows people that we are
> actually doing things and not just showing off things we did in the past.
>
> Rick
>
>
>
> On Tue, Oct 23, 2012 at 5:11 PM, Mark Danburg-Wyld <EMAIL HIDDEN>
> wrote:
>>
>> Also, I submitted the event to both the Eugene Weekly and the
>> Register-Guard for their calendars for next week. We don't have any
>> posters or fliers, by chance, do we?
>>
>> I agree the makershed kit isn't very pretty, but it is pretty cheap.
>> If Rick is already working on something else, that's good.
>>
>> Thanks,
>>
>> On Tue, Oct 23, 2012 at 2:56 PM, Mr. Clif <EMAIL HIDDEN> wrote:
>> > Mark Danburg-Wyld wrote:
>> >>
>> >> Thoughts and a question:
>> >>
>> >> 1. How many people came through the grand opening? To get a sense of
>> >> scale....
>> >>
>> >
>> > Not sure but about 50 - 75? Other estimates?
>> >
>> >> 2.
>> >> http://www.makershed.com/Learn_to_Solder_Skill_Badge_Kit_p/mkls01.htm
>> >> - we'd need to order very soon (like, tomorrow) to get them in time,
>> >> but it could be a good station to have set up.
>> >>
>> >
>> > Yes some kits would be nice not sure badges are the most attractive.
>> > We did talk about restocking at the last board meeting. I think Rick
>> > took
>> > that on.
>> >
>> > Rick?? any progress on this? :-)
>> >
>> >> 3. Thingiverse shop - have one or more printers set to go, guide
>> >> people to download/print something
>> >>
>> >
>> > For sure lets pre-download a bunch of quick to print items.
>> >
>> >> 4. We should have a constantly staffed table for signing up new people,
>> >> etc.
>> >>
>> >
>> > We will have a sign up kiosk that we'll all keep an eye on.
>> >
>> >> I'll bring my printrbot to show off and/or run a thingiverse shop, and
>> >> I'll pre-print a fair number of give-away items between now and then
>> >> as well... I'd also be happy to front an order of soldering kits if we
>> >> have someone willing to staff that activity as needed.
>> >>
>> >
>> > We agreed that someone should staff the soldering station for sure.
>> >>
>> >> Thanks,
>> >>
>> >
>> > Thanks for your help Mark! :-)
>> >
>> >     Clif
>> >
>> >> On Wed, Oct 17, 2012 at 3:21 PM, Mr. Clif<EMAIL HIDDEN>  wrote:
>> >>
>> >>>
>> >>> Hi Gang,
>> >>>
>> >>> As you're probably aware, we are having a membership drive on Saturday
>> >>> Nov
>> >>> 3rd. It will be similar to our grand opening which was a lot of fun.
>> >>> :-)
>> >>>
>> >>> We are hoping you all can bring your favorite projects to show off! Be
>> >>> prepared for major brainstorming discussions with new friends. :-)
>> >>>
>> >>> Please reply if you have ideas on what you'd like to bring or do.
>> >>>
>> >>>      Thanks,
>> >>>      Clif
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