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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.
Call your local suppliers to get info on what is allowed for non commercial rules etc, etc.. I purchase my bottles. They only allow up a certain size for non commercial use. After purchase I hold on to my purchase receipts. Al
Make sure you keep a copy of your lease with whoever you sign with. I've been arguing with AirGas for fifteen years about a bottle they claim I have that I never had. I'm with Praxair now, but none of them seem to be very good about keeping up with bottles.
Well 25-30 years ago in Texas I bought what airgas called lifetime lease bottles the carbon copy recipes are long gone.
In Texas and Arkansas I exchanged them no problem usually from the delivery truck when they were local to me.
They didn’t seem to care if the neck ring was marked or not , seems they do here in Cali I got my 75/25 exchanged here and they charged me again for the bottle, so I guess I’m screwed when I need gas. The Airco is a120cf oxygen , with Airco on the ring.