[Noisebridge-discuss] Laser Cutter

Shannon Lee shannon at scatter.com
Tue Jan 11 07:42:39 PST 2011


Well, it seemed like overkill for the $2300 we're trying to raise ($1100 of
which is pledged!  Pledge now!).  I was planning to just buy it as soon as
all $2300 was pledged, and have everyone paypal me...

--S

PS... laser cutter!  How cool is that?

On Tue, Jan 11, 2011 at 1:03 AM, meredith scheff <satiredun at gmail.com>wrote:

> I disagree. I think it's a great way to have exposure to people who aren't
> part of the usual list/meeting/space rotation. It shows that their money is
> going to a goal, and it creates a very real incentive for them to help you
> get there.
> They take a portion, true, but it's easy-peasy to set up (I did mine a few
> hours, including shooting and editing the video).
> Meredith
>
>
> On Mon, Jan 10, 2011 at 3:35 PM, Josh Myer <josh at joshisanerd.com> wrote:
>
>> On Mon, Jan 10, 2011 at 3:14 PM, meredith scheff <satiredun at gmail.com>wrote:
>>
>>> ..kickstarter?
>>>
>>>
>> Kickstarter takes a cut and requires a lot of effort up-front, which seems
>> like a pain in the butt unless we actually need the extra motivation for
>> folks.  (Which may be a sign that there's not genuine interest in the
>> equipment.)
>>
>> If there's only a dozen or two people pledging, Kickstarter is only good
>> for ensuring that everyone pays up in the end.
>> --
>> Josh Myer 415.230.9791 <-- NOTE: New number!
>>  josh at joshisanerd.com
>>
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