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As some of you know, I have wanted to stop managing H-M for some time.
It's a tremendous strain on my personal life. I want to set up my own shop.
In September, September 15, to be exact, it will be 8 years that Hobby-Machinist has been in existence.
I have been training VTCNC to run things here. Dabbler is going to learn too.
I feel that they are ready to start taking over the operation.
I will be here to help in case they need, but I don't think they will.
Tony Wells is and will be here also to consult with.
I will be doing backups, upgrades, and installing addons.
Other than that, I will not be around.
I am leaving this place in good operating condition, and financial condition.
Here's my milling machine. Kind of bare bones. Came with the Palmgren vise, coolant pump in the base, some R8 collets, a few flycutters and that's about it. Seems to be in decent shape. Table is clean, no holes or gouges (yes, I checked under the vice). The ways are good. It's got the original...