[EMS Discuss] Vacuum former fundraiser

Rick Osgood EMAIL HIDDEN
Mon Aug 26 10:14:17 PDT 2013


Thanks everyone!  I'll get that ordered today.


On Mon, Aug 26, 2013 at 9:36 AM, James Hukill <EMAIL HIDDEN> wrote:

> Sweet!!! Can't wait to use it.
>
> Next major project we kickstarter it!!!
>
>
> Sent from my iPhone
>
> 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:
> >>
> >>> 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
> >>>>
> >>>>
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