Thanks for the great suggestions johnjen! I think you're right about the expertise being another thing to add to the pool for the third category... maybe local experts could even offer a tech day once in a while where they help a bunch of nOObs learn one new wrenching skill (e.g. "how to mount a tire") all at once
Originally Posted by johnjen
This could be a great thing. As long as someone manages the details (like who has what where) and also sets up the what happens if/when... policies.
I'm happy to manage the details (who has what where) and coordinate the tool request/shipping cue. I'm not as good with the "what happens if..." part of the equation. I tend to believe that people are honest and trustworthy and I realize that's not always the case.
Do you think I need to find a bouncer
? Do you think we need to have people put down a Paypal security deposit or something before they can participate in the program as a remote borrower?