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  • Location Amarillo, Texas
  • Full Name Jim Wilshire

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  1. dirtbag added a post in a topic New drag 1/24th-1/25th photo etch parts   

    How do we go about ordering these parts?
  2. dirtbag added a post in a topic mills & lathes.....   

    Thanks for the replies. I work at a government facility for the DOE so safety is always at the forefront so it's just second nature after working safely for over 20 years. Right now I'm looking at some Sherline machines but I've also got Micro Mark in the back of my mind.

    Thanks again.

  3. dirtbag added a topic in General   

    mills & lathes.....
    To those who own mills & lathes, I'd like to pick your brain. I'll be making my last house payment in exactly one year & will be wanting to buy hobby mill & lathe. What machines would you recommend & what attachments should I get? Where could I order my stock? Could these be used in my hobby room or would I need to set them up some place else? I have a credenza that is against the back wall of my hobby room that they could set on. Also, are there any books or publications that I could get that would help me get an idea of what I would be doing on these machines?

    Thanks in advance for the information.

    Jim W.

    Amarillo, Texas
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