[Noisebridge-discuss] Laser Cutter

Taylor Alexander tlalexander at gmail.com
Tue Jan 11 11:33:17 PST 2011


Yeah, waiting makes sense. Especially since we could use the pledge money to
buy a rotary system or some other cool accessories for the Zing, which I
imagine the free one doesn't come with.
-Taylor

On Tue, Jan 11, 2011 at 11:30 AM, Sean Cusack <sean.p.cusack at gmail.com>wrote:

> OK - before we blow our wad early, let me be Noisebridge's collective
> double condom (hot?...). If we wait one measly more week, there is a nonzero
> chance that I could have an Epilog Zing for free to donate to the space.
>
> So, by all means, let the fund raising continue (since although the chance
> is nonzero, single digits range is most likely), but before anyone's trigger
> finger gets a little too happy - maybe consider holding off for just a
> teensy little bit longer. Or...we could just go ape and maybe have 2
> lasers...which would definitely pave the way for a new breed of
> rock-em-sock-em robot.
>
> Sean
>
>
> On Tue, Jan 11, 2011 at 11:18 AM, Taylor Alexander <tlalexander at gmail.com>wrote:
>
>> Yay money!
>>
>> And did we have a good discussion to make sure that this device is good?
>>
>> I assume you guys have checked out forums and whatnot to see what people
>> think of it? Looked on CNC zone maybe? I can check it out if no one has, but
>> I won't if someone already vetted it.
>>
>> Personally I've heard the chinese machines are "good enough", which is
>> what we're looking for, given our budget. Just want to make sure someone has
>> checked it out more than that.
>>
>> And will this cut, say, 1/4" lexan?
>>
>> Thanks!
>>
>> -Taylor
>>
>> On Tue, Jan 11, 2011 at 11:14 AM, Josh Myer <josh at joshisanerd.com> wrote:
>>
>>> Actually, we're nearly there, only $500-ish left to go.  That's over 80%
>>> complete!  If we push a bit, we can order this thing by the end of the week!
>>>
>>> Pledges as they currently stand:
>>> https://spreadsheets.google.com/ccc?key=0AhvhCW3GavbKdHZacGhoSlIyS0hlWHZSODRQSElvbFE&hl=en#gid=0
>>>
>>> Awesome!
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>>> /jbm
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