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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.

    We've seen a lot of changes. In March, 4 moderators left to start their own site. They took some of you with them. So now you have split loyalties. You know who you are. They didn't like my way of managing this place, and thought they could do better without me. They didn't. The only thing holding them together is that they hate me. Their site was down until mid July. That is why I wanted to stay involved on here until they could learn to run this place. But they wanted me to leave right away, without the training part.

    Anyway, 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 don't want to know about this place.

    What about the 4 moderators who were disloyal? I don't care. It isn't my call anymore. I would think that, rather than fumble, they ought to come back and do good work. That's up to them. If they want to return to try to lead more members to their site, I am done caring. I suffered too much aggravation worrying about it. I don't plan to spend any more. What they do impacts on them. I have my own opinions including those of you who followed them there. No longer my problem.

    I am leaving this place in good operating condition, and financial condition.


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Apr 4, 2018

Thank you for contacting Precision Matthews Machinery Company. We just wanted to send a quick reply letting you know that we received your message. Email is a high priority, and we will reply as soon as possible. Our regular business hours are Monday through Friday, 9AM to 5:30PM, Eastern Time. Many times we will reply to your email within minutes, but always within 24-48 hours during the work week. (sometimes this can be a bit longer on weekeneds or holidays, but we do reply to ALL emails, so if you do not see a reply and it has been longer than this, remember to check your spam folder!)

If you are looking for more specs and details on a certain model, please remember to scroll down on the web page for each model, there are tabs down there with much more information, such as the DESCRIPTION tab.

If you need technical help with your machine, first of all, rest assured that we are here to help. You will be taken care of. Customer support is our #1 Priority. Many answers can be found in our updated PDF Manuals, which can be found on our web site for each model. Please go to that model's web page, scroll down near the bottom the page to the tab named "Manuals and Documents", click that tab, and you will find the PDF manual there. If you do solve your question before we reply, please kindly let us know.

Thank you!

Precision Matthews Machinery Co.
701 Parkway View Dr.
Pittsburgh, PA 15205
Ph# 412-787-2876


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Ray C

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It's like a flash-back to the phone calls I used to get at 3:34 AM when I did tech-support for PM. The alcohol-fueled ones were particularly notable.

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