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

Mark Danburg-Wyld danburgwyld at gmail.com
Fri Jan 31 09:21:39 PST 2014


I suggest we set up a web survey for both this and the target range - it's
going to get nutty collecting votes via email. And I vote to sponsor both...


On Fri, Jan 31, 2014 at 8:37 AM, James Hukill <James at hukill.net> 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>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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