Torque Work Centre #1: The Torque Has Landed!

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Blog entry by Kent Shepherd posted 03-04-2010 07:55 PM 4274 reads 0 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Up until now, our friends “Down Under” have been having all the fun. Not any more. The Torque Work Centre is finally available in Lubbock, Texas. That may not excite you, but it certainly does me since I now have one of those fantastic tools. It is the first in the US, but I promise it won’t be the last. As degoose has already shared, we are a dealer for the machine. For information, send me a PM, and I’ll get back to you.

I had the privilege of attending the taping of “Cool Tools” on the DIY network. I got to spend some time with Stu, from Stu’s Shed podcast. Stu’s a great guy, and did a wonderful job demonstrating the Torque for the show. Also had a ball hanging out with Chris Grundy, the host of Cool Tools. He’s a very fun guy. We will post the details of the show as we know them, but it looks like it will air around late August this year.

So, now you will have to put up with me and Larry showing all the “cool” things the Torque will do.
For now here is actual proof the tool is really here.——-Enjoy—————-more later.


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#1 posted 03-04-2010 08:30 PM

I have checked out the website in Australia on this tool. Looks very versitile. Do you have a pricing on it and some of the accessories yet?

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#2 posted 03-04-2010 10:13 PM

Sounds like you had a great time in Denver… glad you had a safe trip… Stu is a real down to earth bloke… look forward to the next episode of this fantastic journey.

-- Don't drink and use power tools @

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#3 posted 03-04-2010 11:14 PM

Kent: Congratulations on having the first in the USA. I assume it’s not serial # 1.

Good luck on making it a profitable part of your business.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware soon moving to Virginia †

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#4 posted 03-04-2010 11:48 PM

Congrats with this Kent. I wish you a lot of success with it. I think it’s a great tool.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#5 posted 03-05-2010 02:29 AM

Awesome Kent
you lucky dog….
Glad you had a great time in Denver.


-- Imagination rules the world. ~ Napoleon Bonaparte ~

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#6 posted 03-05-2010 03:57 AM

Did you warn the local authority of pending dust storms…LOL Nice work Ken looking forward on future updates. BC

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#7 posted 03-05-2010 05:59 AM

congrats Kent, I had to google this thing to see what it does. Are you going to give a demonstration? I hope you have a lot of success with this.

-- RKWoods

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#8 posted 03-05-2010 10:02 PM

Cool and congrats!

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#9 posted 03-06-2010 04:42 AM

Thanks for the post! Glad you had fun!

-- Mike, VT

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#10 posted 03-09-2010 04:38 AM

Shucks, the secret is out. LOL

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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#11 posted 04-16-2010 12:25 AM

Congrats, Kent.

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