[Noisebridge-discuss] Buying lockers for Noisebridge.

Al Sweigart asweigart at gmail.com
Tue Jul 12 16:28:05 PDT 2011


I've already emailed him about it, he hasn't gotten back to me yet.

-Al

On Tue, Jul 12, 2011 at 12:09 AM, Shannon Lee <shannon at scatter.com> wrote:
> I think we definitely want them; Al, do you want to contact Greg or should
> I?
> --S
>
> On Mon, Jul 11, 2011 at 4:28 AM, Frank Hausman <fnamazing at pacbell.net>
> wrote:
>>
>> Greg Leyh would like to donate a bunch of full height lockers to
>> Noisebridge.  These are about 6' tall, with room for hanging a coat, and a
>> shelf or two.  Perhaps these could be "premium rate" lockers. He doesn't
>> have an exact count at the moment. There may be as many as 20, or as few as
>> 12. They are currently in Oakland.  Please respond to him directly at  lod
>> (at) pacbell (dot) net - he does not subscribe to this list. Here's a
>> picture of a few of them:
>> http://bayimg.com/aAjdMaaDB
>>
>> ________________________________
>> From: Al Sweigart <asweigart at gmail.com>
>> To: noisebridge-discuss <noisebridge-discuss at lists.noisebridge.net>
>> Sent: Saturday, July 9, 2011 11:48 PM
>> Subject: [Noisebridge-discuss] Buying lockers for Noisebridge.
>>
>> This is something that we've floated around before, but I wanted to
>> bring it up again in light of the thefts around Noisebridge. I'd like
>> to buy some metal lockers for Noisebridge so that people can lock up
>> their things (like the member shelves, but more secure). The cost is
>> significant (a bay of metal lockers costs at least $500 and more), but
>> I'll front the money for this. I'll recoup the cost by charging
>> something small like $5 a month to members, and after I get the cost
>> of the lockers back we could start putting this money to Noisebridge
>> for revenue. The number of lockers would probably be lower than
>> demand, so preference would have to go to members over nonmembers (or
>> charging nonmembers a higher rate).
>>
>> It would also need somewhat regular enforcement to make sure people
>> aren't using the lockers without paying their fair share, but that can
>> be handled by just posting notices and eventually cutting off the
>> locks. The lockers could go near the member shelves, we have plenty of
>> space for them.
>>
>> What do people think? Are people up for lending money for buying lockers?
>>
>> -Al
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