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

Mr. Clif clif at eugeneweb.com
Fri Jan 31 11:38:12 PST 2014

I vote it gets sponsored.


On 01/31/2014 08:37 AM, James Hukill wrote:
> 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 
> <mailto: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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