[hackerspaces] The Club-Mate Design Pattern, now for US Hackerspaces!

Matt Joyce matt at nycresistor.com
Sun Aug 8 06:30:14 CEST 2010

NYC Resistor buys about a pallet a year.  We sell it year round.

It works for us.

I suggest buying direct from germany, not through 2600.  At a pallet or
above there is no reason to take on the overhead of going through a middle

On Sun, Aug 8, 2010 at 12:23 AM, Nick Farr (hackerspaces.org) <
nick at hackerspaces.org> wrote:

> "Buy at least one pallet of Club-Mate and sell it in your hackerspace.
> You will realise the results very soon!"
> - http://hackerspaces.org/wiki/The_Club_Mate_Pattern
> Club-Mate has been available in the US for a while, but there hasn't
> been a big effort to get it into hackerspaces in the US.  Until now:
> http://www.hackersonaplane.info/club-mate-in-the-usa/
> Instead of buying a whole pallet of Club-Mate, I'm delivering cases of
> 20 bottles around the US starting August 16th.  See for yourself why
> this is the drink of choice in EU hackerspaces, and help launch the US
> distribution of a beverage that helps fund Hackerspaces.
> If this effort is successful, it will help us prove to investors and
> potential creditors that there is a viable market for Club-Mate in the
> US.  We'll be able to buy in much bigger volume, save on shipping
> costs and offer special pricing to US Hackerspaces, so you can help
> fund your operations with it just like Hackerspaces in Europe do.  If
> this takes off, the trucks that bring Club-Mate between cities will
> also be available for use by Hackerspaces to ship equipment from place
> to place.
> But it starts with you: If you're in the US, please consider buying a case.
> If you're outside the US, please pass on this message to any friends
> in the US who might be interested in getting their own case, or
> helping jump-start US distribution of Club-Mate.
> Thanks again!
> --
> Nick Farr
> nick at hackerspaces.org
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