It would be nice if you came back in a few months and let us know how it all went in the end ... good luck!First proposal outside of my buddies... I feel comfortable at my quoted rate and time frame... now if I could get my buddies to pay for my time before they start thinking of things that would take months to create... if things were related it wouldn't be so bad but wow some of the interesting ideas they get once we get one project done... amazing.
Thanks for all your advice on this... this will pay for a small Chinese pick and place machine I've been wanting and a few other toys...
I have a 2 year time frame before I go full time. Meanwhile I can ramp up my equipment and do these smaller jobs which are always learning experiences... we learn a lot from each problem that arises.
I added an indemnity clause... very good idea.