[Noisebridge-discuss] Laser Cutter

Taylor Alexander tlalexander at gmail.com
Tue Jan 11 12:01:08 PST 2011


Congrats Sean!
I hope you/we win! :)

On Tue, Jan 11, 2011 at 11:57 AM, Sean Cusack <sean.p.cusack at gmail.com>wrote:

> Yep - as soon as this is decided (I'm guessing it should be about a week
> or):
>
> http://www.instructables.com/contest/epilog/
>
> BTW, just found out like 30 seconds ago that I'm a finalist!! Woooooo! Now
> the odds of me winning are 1 in 30 instead of like 1 in 600. Everyone keep
> their fingers crossed...
>
> Sean
>
>
> On Tue, Jan 11, 2011 at 11:54 AM, Josh Myer <josh at joshisanerd.com> wrote:
>
>> Is there a deadline/go-nogo on that zing?
>>
>> The best way to kill things at Noisebridge is to talk about them too
>> much...
>> --
>> /jbm
>>
>> 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!
>>>>> --
>>>>> /jbm
>>>>>
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>>
>> --
>> Josh Myer 415.230.9791 <-- NOTE: New number!
>>  josh at joshisanerd.com
>>
>
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