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Henry Brown19/03/2019 08:37:32
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I've been following this site on and off for a while, especially recently as I've just bought small mill after reading as much as I could here! I would have liked a Bridgeport or similar but simply don't have the space unfortunately so looked around at the usual far East suppliers. Yesterday I went and purchased a SEIG SX4 from Axminster. They currently only have a few ex-showroom models so a significant discount was agreed and it should arrive in the next week or so.

My background is in heavy engineering I did a technical apprenticeship back in the early 70's and spent some years in the general machine shops before moving about into detailing and design, ending up as a service project manager before retiring a few of years ago.

Other bits and bobs of note in the garage are a Myford Super 7, a Portamig welder, a compressor that needs a bit of TLC and a 12T press.

My workshop interests are varied and I like to make things for my use and my other hobbies, I'm currently refurbishing a Rover V8 engine for my TR7.

I have never attended a hobby/model show and hope to do so this year.

Thanks for having me, I look forward to learning, or should I say relearning, from you folks and hope to be able to contribute a little too...

JohnF19/03/2019 16:34:49
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Welcome Henry, you seem pretty well kitted out but then one can never have too much kit !smiley

The Midlands show is the closest to you but the Doncaster show is on very soon


Neil Wyatt19/03/2019 18:33:57
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Welcome to the forum, Henry


Henry Brown22/03/2019 22:10:15
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Thanks for the welcome chaps!

Chris Evans 623/03/2019 09:31:17
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Welcome along Henry, from another "Petrolhead". It is bikes for me though.

Henry Brown03/04/2019 19:38:32
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Cheers Chris,mainly cars for me but I do still have an '60 ex-works Greeves (ridden by Ken Sedgley) that is quietly awaiting my attention...

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