Seeing about helping bring MakerSlide tech to Europe and getting some for ourselves
Pledge leader: Sci
- The item is currently a crowdsource campaign to get some Makerslide produced in the UK, as importing it from Canada makes it prohibitively expensive.
- Budget depends on interest. The more we get as a group the more the price drops. The most it will cost is £12 per 1m length, the lowest will be £9.30.
- The funding drive has met it's minimum amount, so any pledge should be met. When listing your amount of interest please assume the maximum price and we'll round it down to the actual price in the total based on what reward tier we'd hit/need.
We may need to round the order up to meet a pledge teir. We'll see how we can do this depending on final amount of interest. Shipping may be as much as £12 for the lot, so should be assumed in the final division of cost.
- Assume Small accessory bags to cost £17 and Large to cost £31. Assume Slide to cost £12/m.
- Small bag of accessories - 8 Delrin V-Wheel shells, 24 washers and 4 Eccentric spacers.
- Large bag of accessories - 16 Delrin V-Wheel shells, 48 washers and 8 Eccentric spacers.
- The slide provides a cheap, light and accurate parallel linear slide for CNC-style projects and more. It is only available in 1m and 2m long sections.
- The crowdfunding ends on the 26th of September. We need to put our money down before then. I'm suggesting the time period for expressing interest be one week, then we have 10 days room after to arrange payment and get the pledge sent to the crowdfunding.
So, pledge interest open until Sunday 16th.
- Sept 10th - Have messaged the fund organiser about the cost of additional accessory packs for larger pledges.
- Heard back same-day. Once we have a complete shopping list he can provide us with a specific pledge amount. Extra accessory packs aren't a problem.
- Sept 11th - 2m lengths now available, essentially double cost of 1m lengths plus additional postage of £7 per order. Please specify quantity of what length in pledge amounts.
- Sept 16th - And we're done! I'm sending off the current totals to the gent and we should hear back shortly. I'm assuming any pledges just listing a total length are for that quantity of 1m pieces.
- Sept 17th - We have received the total of £494! I have run through the pledges, tidied them up and added the sums for totals. We have been given a couple of payment options I'll be contacting the treasurer about them shortly.
Lengths of Slide
- 3m (1x2m, 1x1m): £27.90 - Solexious
- 6m (3x2m): £55.80 Nigle
- 4m: £37.20 - Ian Henderson
- 4m: £37.20 - Herx
- 2m: £18.60 (1x2m) - PaddyD
- 4m: £37.20 (4x1m) - Olfin
- 4m: £37.20 (2x2m) - James C
- 4m: £37.20 - Andy Cousins
Running total: 31m Subtotal: £288 @£9.30/m
- 1x Small bag: £15.50 - Solexious
- 1x Large bag: £31 - Nigle
- 1x Large bag: £31 - Ian Henderson
- 1x Large bag: £31 - Herx
- NONE - PaddyD
- 1x Large bag: £31 - Olfin
- 1x Small Bag: £15.50 - James C
- 1x Large bag: £31 - Andy Cousins
Large bags: 5 Small bags: 2
(basically 6 large bags worth)
Postage to London: £20 (£2.50ea.)
- £27.90 + £15.50 + £2.50= £45.90 - Solexious PAID
- £55.80 + £31.00 + £2.50= £89.30 - Nigle PAID
- £37.20 + £31.00 + £2.50= £70.70 - Ian Henderson PAID
- £37.20 + £31.00 + £2.50= £70.70 - Herx
- £18.60 + NONE + £2.50= £21.10 - PaddyD PAID
- £37.20 + £31.00 + £2.50= £70.70 - Olfin PAID
- £37.20 + £15.50 + £2.50= £55.20 - James C PAID
- £37.20 + £31.00 + £2.50= £70.70 - Andy Cousins PAID
Working total: £494.30 Official total: £494
(must reach at least £247 before payment can be made)