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Gauging interest in chest lights

  1. #126

    Re: Gauging interest in chest lights

    OK guys, last update before the final "Whew, I'm ready for a break" post. As usual, I have good and bad news, but you should be used to that by now.

    Bad first: I didn't wrap up the last sets of lights in-time, so the trip to the post office didn't happen this week. If you'll recall, I was holding the last sets I had done to ship at one time with the last batch. Well, 5 o'clock came and went WAy too fast ...

    Good news: ALL orders are DONE! While I didn't make it to the PO, I did take that last bit of time to finish assembling the last of the paid orders. So, if you've sent payment, rest assured your lights are done and either boxed/ready for shipping, or waiting to BE boxed for shipping. For that matter, I spent a little time this evening and wrapped up a couple of extras, just in case.

    I'm sending this today because I work Thursday - Sunday, 5AM - 5PM, which means no time to make it to the Post Office before they close. My next trip will be on Monday, my next day off. Sorry for the delay (to those whose lights were done, although you don't know who you are). But this way, I don't have just a few people feeling like they were left behind while all others have theirs ... there are about 11 sets sitting here ready to go out, so all of you will be seeing your lights in about a week (maybe just a bit longer for those overseas).

    Thanks again all, it's been ... fun? :P I'll post again when they're all on their way.


    ATM
    ShackMan

  2. #127

    Re: Gauging interest in chest lights

    Yay I received my lights today and they are simply awesome !!!

    Fantastic workmanship Shackman, I couldn't be happier.

    Thanks again mate

  3. #128
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    Re: Gauging interest in chest lights

    I'll just sit tight.... and wait for my PM.

  4. #129

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    Mojo-Fett said: View Post
    I'll just sit tight.... and wait for my PM.
    Do you mind if i join you Gavin?

  5. #130
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    Re: Gauging interest in chest lights

    Are you waiting too?

  6. #131

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    Oh yes, i'm sat on the same bench as you my freind, look to your right, i'm the one with the grey beard...!

  7. #132
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    Re: Gauging interest in chest lights

    lol....

  8. #133

    Re: Gauging interest in chest lights

    Excuse me sir, have you got a light?

  9. #134
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    Re: Gauging interest in chest lights

    Nah mate... don't smoke!

  10. #135

    Re: Gauging interest in chest lights

    Are we bored?

    I HAVE to get these lights out Monday ... so y'all have something to do! :P


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    ShackMan

  11. #136
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    Re: Gauging interest in chest lights

    *cough* Did you make it to the posty??

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    Re: Gauging interest in chest lights

    *pulls out blaster*


    I am sure he did.

    *peers over at Slackman*

    Right?!


  13. #138
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    Re: Gauging interest in chest lights

    Hi Shackman,

    Sorry for the delay in posting (internet woes at home!)

    Got my lights just over a week ago, I'm so impressed!!!
    Top work mate, youdaman!!!
    Thanks!!!


    PS, what can I use to cover the PCBs to protect them? Would it be ok if I wrap them in electrical tape?

    Cheers mate,

    Pauly

  14. #139

    Re: Gauging interest in chest lights

    First note, ShackMan has very little "slack" time. :P What little I did have for this week was spent meeting a few of our fellow board members at the DFW dinner tonight.

    Second, yes, I made it to the post office today, as I had intended. So all paid orders have shipped ... the run is done! If you haven't received a PM from me yet, it's because I'm just about to send them out ... it's just after midnight here, and I just got home about 20 minutes ago, give me time.

    As for covering the circuit DP, electrical tape won't hurt the circuit at all, although once you mount it between your armor and vest, I don't think you'll have anything to worry about.

    Now, if anyone has paid for lights and NOT received a PM from me by tomorrow (10/2), contact me to make sure I haven't forgotten anyone. I tried to keep good records, but there's always human error ...

    Thanks all,


    ATM
    ShackMan

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    Re: Gauging interest in chest lights

    I just got mine....awesome work there Mr. Slacker

    I can't wait to get this finished.

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    Re: Gauging interest in chest lights

    I received my lights yesterday and they are awesome! Well worth the investment! It was hard to stop staring at the blinking sequence . Thanks again, ShackMan!

  17. #142

    Re: Gauging interest in chest lights

    Thanks for the "receipt" notice, and the kind words guys. I've received a few PMs, all replied to (I hope).


    ATM
    ShackMan
    Last edited by shackman; Oct 5, 2007 at 5:24 PM.

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    Re: Gauging interest in chest lights

    woohoo..... eagerly awaits the postman knocking...

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    Re: Gauging interest in chest lights

    I got mine yesterday, and it was very much worth the wait! Thanks for the great work!

    Scott

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    Re: Gauging interest in chest lights

    Got mine today. My eyes are starting to hurt from staring at it too much. Excellent work. Thank you .

    Jeff

  21. #146
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    Re: Gauging interest in chest lights

    We got a bl@@dy postal strike here....
    I'm jinxed.... but it's so gonna be worth the wait!

  22. #147
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    Re: Gauging interest in chest lights

    Still waits....

  23. #148

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    Thanks for the kind words guys. And sorry about the strike Mojo ...


    ATM
    ShackMan

  24. #149
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    Re: Gauging interest in chest lights

    Still no sign...

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    Re: Gauging interest in chest lights

    I *think* after my wife called me... that my lights may have turned up ATM? I will post on Friday when I get home to confirm this...

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