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Gift from the Gods!

Loved the project bike Honda CBR1000F in September… how good is that: buying a bike from a priest? The only thing for me is this: has Dave insured it against ‘acts of God’?

Hank Smith

Bertie says: “He’s being looked after by a higher being. No floods in his garage.”

Loving the lathe!

Hi, great mag and article about lathes by Ralph. Having served my apprenticeship in engineering nearly 50 years ago, I was surprised Ralph never mentioned some very basic

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