Article in Minneapolis Star Tribune

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  1. Betsey

    Betsey Camp-Inn Staff

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  2. Deb

    Deb Novice

    That is a VERY interesting article! Thanks so much for sharing it with us!
     
  3. Oysterpot

    Oysterpot Moderator Staff Member

    Wow, Mom and Dad should be very proud, not everyone can say they have 3 very successful children. Too bad they can't record what they did and package the technique so others could learn.
     
  4. Betsey

    Betsey Camp-Inn Staff

    Thanks George! The article doesn't tell about Craig's younger brother, who several years ago, invented a new type of roller ski and a new type of kayak; Craig's older brother's invention of a new type of scoop for ice fishing; or about Craig's patents...very creative bunch & I am very proud of all of them. :)

    :cool:
     
  5. abccampinn

    abccampinn Novice

    Thanks for sharing that article with us, it was great! You are right to be proud of them. Entrepreneurship keeps this country going.
    Charlie
     
  6. Steve & Ellen

    Steve & Ellen Novice

    Betsey,
    A very good story. Inventions by the average guy are what makes the world easier, better, and more enjoyable for us all.
    In order to solve problems for one of my employers, I have received two patents. Of minimal impact to the average guy, both are used extensively in the residential heating and cooling market.
    With that being said, how many patents have you guys received? Just curious. Obtaining a patent is costly, and may not reflect all the inventions taken to completion.
    Thanks, Steve
     
  7. Betsey

    Betsey Camp-Inn Staff

    That is cool! I think that is where most patents originate - solving problems for employers.

    Craig & Cary have received 7 patents in the electronics field from when they worked for a company that made uninterruptible power supplies. Like yours, the average person wouldn't get too excited over them but the patents are important in their field.

    The guys currently have a patent pending for a new design of a product, not related to teardrops. Exciting things are in the works!

    Never a dull moment!

    :cool:
     
  8. pat walsh

    pat walsh Novice

    When we returned from our trip I had a bunch of emails from friends in the twin cities who had seen the article and was sure it was our Camp-Inn - all were very impressed as was I.
     
  9. Meriflower

    Meriflower Newbie

    Thank you for sharing - very nice article! I wish you and your family continued happiness & success!
     
  10. NH Wanderlust

    NH Wanderlust Novice Donating Member

    Betsey, the link no longer works. Does the article still exist someplace?
     
  11. Tour 931

    Tour 931 Junior Ranger

    I would like to read it too.
     
  12. skissinger

    skissinger Junior Ranger Donating Member

  13. dustinp

    dustinp Junior Ranger Donating Member

    Thanks, that was a fun read!
     
  14. Betsey

    Betsey Camp-Inn Staff

    Thanks Sherry! I've updated the link in my original post. :)
     
  15. Van_and_Terri

    Van_and_Terri Junior Ranger

    Thank you for the updated link. Enjoyable read.
     
  16. mariusz

    mariusz Junior Ranger

    Thanks, cool article.
     
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