[Noisebridge-discuss] Laser Cutter

Sean Cusack sean.p.cusack at gmail.com
Tue Jan 11 11:57:47 PST 2011


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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