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John Hinkley

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County/State: Yorkshire
Country: United Kingdom

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Retired Air Traffic Controller (civil).  Lived in Orne, France between 2004 and 2015.  No mechanical engineering qualifications but have a life-long interest in cars.  Built Fisher Fury spyder kit-car then sold it two years later and bought a Ford GT40 replica.  Superb car!  Sold that to part-finance house purchase.

Bought a lathe (Asian 9 x  20) clone while in France and have added a Warco VMC mill to replace the Amadeal XJ-12 mill I had previously, now that we have returned to live in the UK.

Additional equipment acquired in the intervening years are a Warco surface grinder, a Perfecto motorised 5" travel shaper and lately (2021) a Shapeoko router table which I won in a competition!

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Last online: 21/10/2021 15:31:44

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