[EMS Discuss] Target range - Elephant in the room?

Mr. Clif clif at eugeneweb.com
Fri Feb 7 16:04:34 PST 2014


Well why don't we talk about it next week when the roads are clear 
again. Though I was just out having fun in my truck.
Also it won't fit in my truck because of the camper shell so we'll 
either need a trailer or another truck.

     Ciao!
     Clif

On 02/07/2014 03:55 PM, Rick Osgood wrote:
> OK it sounds like maybe the plan is to move the target range somewhere 
> else.  Clif was the only person who seemed to know an off site 
> location suitable.  Who is going to bring the project there and when?
>
>
> On Fri, Feb 7, 2014 at 2:07 PM, Weston Turner <wstnturner at gmail.com 
> <mailto:wstnturner at gmail.com>> wrote:
>
>     Thanks for your input Taper,
>
>     I like the idea of off-siting it too. That way the project can at
>     least be resumed at a later date, and it won't be taking up space
>     at the Makerspace. It seems like a good compromise solution to me.
>
>     Regards,
>     Weston
>
>     > On Feb 7, 2014, at 1:02 PM, Taper Wickel <taper at waxwolf.com
>     <mailto:taper at waxwolf.com>> wrote:
>     >
>     > I was the only other person besides Cord working on it -- and I'll
>     > have no time to work on it for quite a while, what with stuff.
>      I kind
>     > of like the idea of off-siting it for a while, but if no one else
>     > wants to work on it going forward it might be best to tear it down.
>     >
>     > Taper.
>     >
>     >
>     >> On Thu, Feb 6, 2014 at 11:54 AM, Rick Osgood
>     <rick at richardosgood.com <mailto:rick at richardosgood.com>> wrote:
>     >> Just a reminder that it's been just about a week since this was
>     sent out.
>     >> Has the team decided what to do?  I only heard two people chime
>     in that
>     >> disassembling it was reasonable but that there was also
>     possible storage for
>     >> the project as-is in Veneta.  Any more thoughts?
>     >>
>     >>
>     >>> On Fri, Jan 31, 2014 at 11:39 AM, Mr. Clif <clif at eugeneweb.com
>     <mailto:clif at eugeneweb.com>> wrote:
>     >>>
>     >>> I can offer some offsite storage for the shooting gallery in
>     Veneta.
>     >>>
>     >>>    Clif
>     >>>
>     >>>
>     >>> On 01/31/2014 08:18 AM, Rick Osgood wrote:
>     >>>
>     >>> During the space improvement night we got to discussing the target
>     >>> shooting range project again.  This can be a touchy subject
>     because some
>     >>> members put a lot of time and money into this project already.
>      Some other
>     >>> members feel that it takes up too much space for the value it
>     brings to EMS,
>     >>> and some also question the value it would bring even if it was
>     finished and
>     >>> functional (in comparison to the space it takes up)
>     >>>
>     >>> We've had several email threads about this subject in the past
>     and they
>     >>> generally end with people saying they don't want to scrap the
>     project and
>     >>> they will help out on the project, but only a couple of people
>     ever seem to
>     >>> actually follow through.  And unfortunately those people don't
>     have the time
>     >>> or funding to finish it right now.  At this point something
>     has to be done.
>     >>>
>     >>> We believe there are a few options for this project:
>     >>>
>     >>> Option 1. We can disassemble the project.  People can take
>     their stuff
>     >>> back and useful unclaimed parts can go into bins for public
>     use.  Maybe we
>     >>> can save some pieces for display?  Like Bob the robot or the
>     awesome ammo
>     >>> case with guns inside.  Anything that can be displayed without
>     taking up too
>     >>> much space.  The rest gets recycled or thrown away.
>     >>>
>     >>> Option 2. The team needs to start paying for project storage
>     as per the
>     >>> EMS storage policy.
>     >>>
>     >>> Option 3. If the team doesn't want to pay, the team needs to
>     get 51% of
>     >>> the membership to approve the project as a sponsored project
>     as per the EMS
>     >>> storage policy.
>     >>>
>     >>> Option 4. The team can take the project off site to store
>     it/work on it
>     >>> until they can find the time to put more work into it.
>     >>>
>     >>> I think it would be fair to take a week to discuss this and
>     let the
>     >>> members who are involved make a decision.  Then we can move
>     forward as a
>     >>> community from there.  Let's have the discussion in this
>     thread and figure
>     >>> it out.  I'll send out an update on 2/7/2014 so this isn't
>     forgotten.
>     >>>
>     >>> Rick
>     >>>
>     >>>
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