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

Benjamin Hallert ben at vipmail.com
Fri Jan 31 13:14:10 PST 2014


I wish to sponsor this too, I'll put my mouth where my money is.  ;)- Ben

On Fri, Jan 31, 2014 at 1:13 PM, Rick Osgood <rick at richardosgood.com>
wrote:

> Greg,
> Yes if I get 51% of the members to sponsor the project then I don't have to
> pay the fee.  If I don't get approval I can continue on but I'll have to
> pay ~$25 per month until the project is complete.
> Rick
> On Fri, Jan 31, 2014 at 12:34 PM, Greg Norman <normgr00 at yahoo.com> wrote:
>> Not sure if I understand. If I say Yes and sponsor this and the $25 a
>> month is waved? If so I'll sponsor.  This is to cool a project that
>> benefits us all to make it difficult.
>>
>> Greg
>>
>>   ------------------------------
>>  *From:* Rick Osgood <rick at richardosgood.com>
>> *To:* discuss <discuss at eugenemakerspace.com>
>> *Sent:* Friday, January 31, 2014 8:25 AM
>> *Subject:* [EMS Discuss] Sponsor the Vacuum Former! (not asking for money)
>>
>> 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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