[EMS Discuss] Vacuum former fundraiser

Mon Aug 26 09:34:41 PDT 2013

I got it.  Meant to do more, actually, but just forgot.  So hit me up if there are unforeseen expenses.  I'll use PayPal.


> It looks like I need $25 more to get these parts purchased.  Are there any
> takers?  Let me know and I can work out a way to collect it if you don't
> want to use Paypal or Google wallet.
> Rick
> On Mon, Aug 12, 2013 at 8:48 AM, Rick Osgood <EMAIL HIDDEN> wrote:
>> Thanks everyone!  Between all of us we should have enough funds to move on
>> to the next step.  Mark, I'll send you my account number again.  If anyone
>> else is an OCCU member, let me know and I can send you my account info too.
>>  That's the quickest easiest way to transfer the money.  I'm getting a
>> personal Paypal account setup now so others who have Paypal can use that to
>> "gift" the funds to me.  Anyone who wants to just hand me cash in person,
>> please let me know and we can just set a time to meet at EMS.
>> Thanks so much!
>> On Sat, Aug 10, 2013 at 11:47 AM, Greg Norman <EMAIL HIDDEN> wrote:
>>> What's the best way to get you the $$?   Pay Pall work?
>>> Greg
>>>   ------------------------------
>>>  *From:* Rick Osgood <EMAIL HIDDEN>
>>> *To:* discuss <EMAIL HIDDEN>
>>> *Sent:* Friday, August 9, 2013 2:04 PM
>>> *Subject:* [EMS Discuss] Vacuum former fundraiser
>>> We're finally nearing completion of the vacuum former.  Unfortunately the
>>> last couple of steps require that we spend larger chunks of money in order
>>> to proceed.  I don't have enough money right now to drop on all of this so
>>> I thought I would reach out to the EMS community to see if anyone wanted to
>>> donate some money to the project.  When the vacuum former is completed, it
>>> will live at EMS and be available for all members to use.  That was always
>>> the idea.
>>> The final three steps we have to do are:
>>> 1. Purchase, build and install the heating elements ($226.00)
>>> 2. Purchase and install the vacuum pump system (~$400-$500 if everything
>>> is bought)
>>> 3. Install the electrical system (Not sure on the price yet as I have not
>>> researched it)
>>> I'm hoping to try and get the $226 together to order the heating element
>>> kits so we can work on that.  Once that is completed, I intend to update
>>> the group and see if we can organize more funding for the vacuum system.
>>>  When that time comes, I'll have a more detailed plan to show what it
>>> should specifically cost and where that money is going.
>>> The heating element kit really needs to be purchased from this source as
>>> it's one of the most finicky parts of the build.  These kits are designed
>>> specifically for this machine.  The vacuum system we may be able to cut
>>> costs if anyone has a big enough tank (or tanks) and a vacuum pump that can
>>> draw a good enough vacuum.  I'll send more details about that once we get
>>> to that step in the build process.
>>> If you have anything you would like to donate to the cause, please let me
>>> know and we can work it out.
>>> Thanks!
>>> Rick
>>> _______________________________________________
>>> Discuss mailing list
>>> http://eugenemakerspace.com/mailman/listinfo/com.eugenemakerspace.discuss
> _______________________________________________
> Discuss mailing list
> http://eugenemakerspace.com/mailman/listinfo/com.eugenemakerspace.discuss

More information about the Discuss mailing list