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

Rick Osgood rick at richardosgood.com
Fri Jan 31 09:24:20 PST 2014


I can try to find something for the vacuum former.  For the target range, I
haven't heard anyone from the team state what they even want to do yet so
it might be premature to setup an online poll.


On Fri, Jan 31, 2014 at 9:21 AM, Mark Danburg-Wyld <danburgwyld at gmail.com>wrote:

> 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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