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    Jahn Baker

    Dani, I think you're being too critical of...

    Dani, I think you're being too critical of yourself. You have come so far in the short time you've been engraving, it is just amazing!
    We all hit plateaus, and feel frustrated with our work, our...

    Jahn Baker 04-27-2017, 09:22 PM Go to last post
    Doc Mark

    Oh man, am I sad to hear this! Ken is a great...

    Oh man, am I sad to hear this! Ken is a great guy and a hell of an engraver! I really miss his get togethers and his sharing of experiences. My prayers go out to him and his children. I hope he...

    Doc Mark 04-27-2017, 08:38 PM Go to last post
    saint

    Ken Hurst

    I have not been on the forum for a while, but I just learned that Ken Hurst is in Intensive Care Unit at a hospital near his home in Robersonville, NC. A friend of mine visited him on 4-26-17.

    saint 04-27-2017, 07:55 PM Go to last post
    peteb

    This company makes a bi-metal 22 or 18 kt. gold...

    This company makes a bi-metal 22 or 18 kt. gold on silver 18, 22 and 24 gage. You could perhaps remove some gold exposing the silver and engrave any design for both you desire, of course the gold...

    peteb 04-27-2017, 07:50 PM Go to last post
    monk

    welcome to the asylum. the kiss principle is best...

    welcome to the asylum. the kiss principle is best for newbies. it's a mistake to try and emulate some of the very complex design work you'll see here. in the final analysis, you'll see that all...

    monk 04-27-2017, 07:47 PM Go to last post
    John B.

    As I said in another post, I have had excellent...

    As I said in another post, I have had excellent luck with the Gesswein ECO-Torque 280.
    Lists for $200.00, has been offered on sale sometimes for $150.00.
    You can order extra 1/16 inch collets for...

    John B. 04-27-2017, 07:41 PM Go to last post
    monk

    looks kinda nice to me. nothin to pick on.

    looks kinda nice to me. nothin to pick on.

    monk 04-27-2017, 07:38 PM Go to last post
    Karlspinks

    I have a saeyang eco 450. (this company...

    I have a saeyang eco 450. (this company manufactures the foredom micromotors)

    Bit more than $ 200 but a very good machine and "affordable" Can also get a hammer handpiece for it for around $300...

    Karlspinks 04-27-2017, 07:35 PM Go to last post
    monk

    the level of improvement, if any, depends upon...

    the level of improvement, if any, depends upon what you wish to use it for. i have a 400k rpm dental drill. as for power (torque) it has almost none. my dreml has more torque, but a very eccentric...

    monk 04-27-2017, 07:35 PM Go to last post
    WSammut

    Cheapo micromotors

    Are the cheap micromotors like the $200 gesswein any good? Obviously I don't expect the quality of a top of the line one but will it be an improvement over my flex shaft for background removal and...

    WSammut 04-27-2017, 06:55 PM Go to last post
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