The month started off slow, but got pretty busy the second half. Then I had a health crisis! Oh boy.
Headstocks rebuilt in September 2017:
Schadle, OH, 1981 machine
Haste, OH, 1963 machine
Nates, SC, 1982 machine
Gammon, GA, 1984 machine
Surowka, PA, 1985 machine
Prahl, NV, 1983 machine
Phipps, AZ, 1989 machine
Ehrler, CA ,1954 machine
French, NY, 1980 machine
Herrmann, IN, 1955 machine
Hering, AL, 1962 machine
Adams, TX, 2000 machine
Walters, NV, 1954 machine
5 more on hand for repair, 1 incoming.
Here are some thank you emails from recent repair customers:
Jacob, The headstock was on the front porch when we got home yesterday.
I installed it this morning and ran it through the speed range a couple of times. Quill feed, rail locks, engine speed, all excellent as well as quiet and smooth. Great job and thanks. Cheers, Randy
My headstock arrived this afternoon. It looks great and runs great. Thanks so much for your tender loving care of these machines. Glenn
Hi Jacob. I’m a former Shopsmith customer service rep/factory worker (1980’s), and a MarkV 500/all-the-attachments owner. I just found your site and it is GREAT! Thanks for the work that you do, and if I need anything I know where to go, and where to send my friends. Jim
Repainted a 1954 greenie machine while rebuilding it, at customer request. Looks beautiful now.
Recent repair which had it’s casting cracked in 2 places at the drive sleeve area, caused by using boxes too small, and packing it with the quill shaft down. I have seen this happen a few times. Read my packing instructions carefully to avoid such problems.
Here’s a feedback comment a customer recently left on my credit card processor, Square.