[EMS Discuss] Sponsor the Vacuum Former! (not asking for money)

James Hukill James at Hukill.Net
Fri Jan 31 08:37:56 PST 2014


I will sponsor both in $$ and to have it adopted by EMS.  This is a cool,
unique and when completed,  a piece of equipment that will draw people to
the shop.


On Fri, Jan 31, 2014 at 8:25 AM, Rick Osgood <rick at richardosgood.com> wrote:

> TL;DR: I'm asking for the members to sponsor the vacuum former project for
> 6 months so I don't have to pay a storage fee.  I need 51% of them to say
> yes.
>
> I sent out an email about the target range, but I also have a project that
> fits within the storage policy and it would be unfair to not follow the
> same guidelines.  I've been working on the vacuum former for a long time
> (May will be two years actually... time flies).  We took a break over the
> holiday season because of vacations, family time, etc.  We are back in full
> swing now meeting every Thursday to get this done.  We have to finish the
> vacuum pump system (We are about 75% done with that), then do the
> electrical, and one or two other small things.  After that we should be
> done.
>
> This project takes up enough space that I either have to start paying for
> it (~$25 per month) or I need to get at least 51% of the members to agree
> to sponsor it for a set period of time.  *So I'm asking the members to
> sponsor the project for another 6 months*.  I'm hoping to get it done
> sooner of course, but we only have about 2 hours per week in general to
> work on this and I want to be realistic.
>
> So what say you, members?  Will you sponsor the project?
>
> Thanks,
> Rick
>
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