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Out of Stock Update

Our Supplier let us know we are expecting a the shipment to arrive in the next 2-3 weeks.


Why are some items out of Stock?

We have some supplier/manufacture delays on the SAE Dial Indicators we utilize for our Spindle Square kits. We were supposed to be supplied in May but are hopeful to get our shipment in June.


Unboxing a Metric Spindle Square

Aaron from Aaron Engineering on Youtube just published this video giving a quick unboxing of one our Metric Spindle Squares. He also gave her a quick try on his desktop drill press. The initial tram was actually pretty impressive!


Minor Shipping Delays 2/12/21-2/19/21

We are experiencing some abnormal weather conditions that have caused power and internet outages. It also has caused some delays with supply shipments. Please expect orders to take an additional 2-4 business days during this week as the ice thaws out and services start to return to normal.


International Shipping Delays

We have had several delays in international shipping for both United States Postal Service First Class and Priority Mail shipping. Guarantees from all international shipping providers have been suspended due to Covid-19. Please understand if you are ordering internationally shipping times may vary drastically. It is our policy to offer a refund if the order doesn’t arrive in 12 weeks from ship date with international shipping per industry standards during this time.

There doesn’t seem to be a systematic reason for the delays. As an example have had First Class Packages arrive in the UK, Finland and Australia in 3-4 weeks while packages to Germany have taken 11 weeks.

If you need your order shipping quicker we can work with UPS but the costs will likely exceed the cost of the order. Please contact us for more information

You can read more about the international shipping delays at:


Inventory and Supply

You may notice we are out of stock on several items. We have had difficulties getting cases as they are also used for sporting goods purposes. The manufacture can’t keep up to recent demand and we have had several large ordered cancelled. Also our Dial Indicators we have been using for over a year has had some supply issues due to Covid-19 and tariffs. We expect to be back in stock on all items in 4-6 weeks from the date of this post.

We try to buy in the largest quantity we can to overcome the supply issues but we have finally overrun our supply and have large quantities on order with multiple suppliers. We will be testing new dial indicators and other cases as replacements but so far the ones we have tested haven’t measured up to our standards.

Unfortunately these issues also may lead to a price increase we can’t avoid as the cost has increased 25-40% in some cases. We will do our best to reduce this and keep the best quality products for our customers.

We apologize for the inconvenience and please contact us if you have any questions.


Wonderful Bridgeport Restoration

Check out this amazing restoration in progress of a classic Bridgeport. Mark used one of our Drag Engravers to build the scales for the different axis. They came out nicer then when they were made in the factory.

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