[EMS Discuss] Vacuum former fundraiser

James Hukill EMAIL HIDDEN
Mon Aug 26 09:36:07 PDT 2013


Sweet!!! Can't wait to use it.  

Next major project we kickstarter it!!!


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On Aug 26, 2013, at 9:34 AM, EMAIL HIDDEN wrote:

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