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

Sam Foster sam at sneetchworks.com
Fri Jan 31 10:03:14 PST 2014

I would love to see this working and think it would be a valuable piece 
of equipment for the shop. It has my vote.


On 1/31/2014 8:25 AM, Rick Osgood 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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