Lasering near campus

by niksun on Sun Feb 08, 2009 9:52 am

Sounds to me that someone located near a university campus who can laser would probably get a lot of business. My students have all the latest gadgets (iPods, laptops the size of a Hallmark card, etc), and they're all wanting to "personalize" them.

Makes me think: maybe we already have something "laser" that's used for more scrupulous purposes on campus. I found some cool PCB manufacturing equipment on campus recently. We even have labs that can manufacture microcontrollers from scratch, 3D printers that the students use to realize a functional, tangible prototype of their aquarium pump designs, etc.

This is why I love the university setting!
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Re: Lasering near campus

by karlgg on Mon Feb 09, 2009 10:56 pm

As was bemoaned somewhere else on this board, there's usually a huge roadblock for anybody outside of the classes allowed to use those facilities. If you talk to whoever is in charge, (and they're not a jerk, and the equipment isn't constantly busy) it's possible to worm your way in... But for the most part, not probable.

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Re: Lasering near campus

by EMBLAZER on Mon Feb 16, 2009 6:42 pm

My next big marketing push is going to be toward university students. I'm in the St. Louis area and have access to a lot of big college campuses. Currently I've been focusing on customizing wedding party gifts, glasses and champagne bottles. I've also had many folks in law enforcement express interest in having badges, badge numbers, names and other personalization lasered onto their weapons and gear.

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