White Decal Funding Drive **UPDATES**

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I'll donate
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Maybe a little
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I'll pass
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WTF GTFO!!??!!
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White Decal Funding Drive **UPDATES**

Post by MEATLOAFr » Fri Nov 02, 2018 3:44 am

I have been shown an option that makes printing white decals much more affordable, but I do not (and do not see anytime soon) have the funds available to jump on this.

My question is... what is feasibility that IF i did a crowd fund campaign that people would donate funds for? I'm just afraid that if I did one it would flop again.

And what incentives should I have for said donations?
I do know that all other crowd funding I have done in the past have been utter failures
The one I did years ago only was donated to by one person for $100(and I forget who that person was... sorry, if you're out there please let me know). Another I did for my wife when she broke her ankle last year (on my birthday even) only received 1 donation of $10) so doing another is nerve racking

The target I have in mind is only $1,000 USD, that's more than enough for the printer and extra cartridges. I have enough from recent sales to cover decal paper, and already have designs ready to go - as a few of you have ordered from me in the past, or have seen my work

I also know as a site we are leary about these types of things (that why I posted in the classified section) and that last guy that did this I have yet to hear if he's even ever delivered anything, and that his "set up and design" prices were outrageous - and his per full page price were too. Let alone that when looking at said site - no Trek or anything other than war-hammer listed for sale (sorry if I sound bitter)


please feel free to comment or message me if needed
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Re: Feasibility Question

Post by kobayashimaru » Fri Nov 02, 2018 4:21 am

aside from the question at hand -
I'm always interested to support RAPFAB, makehub, and making projects,
particularly ones which are EMERGY-throughput study amenable... :lol:
I especially support pathways which have tutorials and educational outcomes,
which show folks how they can use approaches, such as the decoupage or fabriege potentials in decals.

there are a few transparent decal and micro-flexiPCB printout stuff
so, I'm interested in clear-vellum and that conformal decal paper acetade/acetate style,
which I can adhese to APEC-5 plastic surfaces.
(I am not interested in T-shirt transfers or multi-surface decals for pewter-plastic or primer-binding 'sticky' decals which flake hehe).

Anywho,
I'll send a borgy PM :borg:
great to see this though Meatloafr as I look forward to what you come up with. :D

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Re: Feasibility Question

Post by Tesral » Fri Nov 02, 2018 8:32 pm

I will back this. Heck I talked him into it I feel I should. The lack of white since the death of ALPS has been a thorn in the side of decal makers. The standard solution runs 3200 bucks and that is a lot of deer.

We found a viable solution for less than a third of that. It is still pricier by far than a standard color laser printer.

I talked it over with my Wife. If I personally did this I would still have to monetize the bastard. I don't have a decal business. MEATLOAFr does. It is better to back him.

And Loaf, make sure the thing is going to work for this. Price per page and the works. Rewards should be decals of course. How much you back depends on how much you get.
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Re: Feasibility Question

Post by MEATLOAFr » Sat Nov 03, 2018 2:56 am

Tesral wrote:
Fri Nov 02, 2018 8:32 pm
And Loaf, make sure the thing is going to work for this. Price per page and the works. Rewards should be decals of course. How much you back depends on how much you get.
The best I can think of for “rewards” is a percentage credit to use for future purchases, I think up 75% could be used at a time, not including shipping. That way I don’t get slammed and go broke filling orders all at once.
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Re: Feasibility Question

Post by shiftdel » Sat Nov 03, 2018 4:25 pm

I´ll donate even if I am not going to buy any decals so soon, just to support your effort, MEATLOAFr, of course it would depends on how much the individual contribution would be.

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Re: Feasibility Question

Post by MEATLOAFr » Sat Nov 03, 2018 8:16 pm

ok, gofundme page has been set up

https://www.gofundme.com/MEATLOAFr
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Re: Feasibility Question

Post by MEATLOAFr » Sat Nov 03, 2018 10:58 pm

One donation for $100, 1/10th just right there
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Re: Feasibility Question

Post by Kratok » Sun Nov 04, 2018 1:55 am

I'm in.
And I sent you a related PM.

Have to run for the evening, but will check available funds and make a pledge next visit.

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Re: Feasibility Question

Post by MEATLOAFr » Fri Nov 09, 2018 9:07 am

Have 2 donations knocking out 15% of the goal

Everyone, please feel frees to pass this along to other boards, or let me know where I should
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Re: Feasibility Question

Post by MEATLOAFr » Fri Nov 09, 2018 10:39 pm

Got another $50 donation today, knocking a full 20% out of the goal

So that everyone knows, I’ll keep the gofundme running until around Christmas, if it’s not made at least $750 (minimum for the printer with toner and shipping) everything will be refunded back - I have held off on the ability to cash out any donations as soon as they’re made for this reason
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