Torque Workcentre at work.. #20: It is official... first dealers in the USA!!!

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Blog entry by degoose posted 03-04-2010 01:56 AM 2753 reads 1 time favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Yes folks the big day has arrived… We are proud to announce the first dealers of the Torque Workcentre in the U.S.of A.
The machine was sent to Denver, Colorado last month, to be featured on the Cool Tools show.. Stuart Lees of Stu's Shed went over to demostrate the machine and from what I have heard had an absolute blast… Working with Chris Grundy would have been an experience not to be missed … nor is a trip to Rockler… we don’t have them here….
Our first dealer in the US… Kent Shepherd of SRS Tools & Supply, out of Lubbock Texas…. drove up to Denver to pick up the machine yesterday or maybe the day before and is on his way back to Lubbock..
Be one of the first to see this machine first hand … drop in and say hi to Kent or Greg…
For those on the East Coast… we have another Dealer … Lisa Currier from Quilted Wood in Connecticut…
Contact details are as follows..

SRS Tool & Supply
Kent Shepherd
Fax 806-687-4950
8116 W. 19th
Lubbock, TX 79407
Contacts…Greg or Kent



We also have

Lisa Currier
Quilted Wood
860 705 0549



There are a few more that we are in negotiations with… so stay tuned.

The Torque Workcentre will be available in two configurations..

The first will be a 2.0 metre bench with a 900 mm arm… and all the attachments [drill, saw, copy and dust shroud]

The second will be the same as the first but with a 3.0 metre bed.

These packages have been specially priced to be significantly lower than buying all the accessories individually…

Please contact the above dealers for pricing and a quote for transport within the United States..

-- Drink twice... and don't bother to cut... @ For lovers of all things timber...

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#1 posted 03-04-2010 02:58 AM

a wonderfull tool indeed .

congratulations to you larry , and all the torques folks too .

and Kent and Lisa ,

the best to you both in this new venture !

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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#2 posted 03-04-2010 03:09 AM

Congratulations Larry!

-- ㊍ When in doubt - There is no doubt - Go the safer route.

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Lee A. Jesberger

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#3 posted 03-04-2010 04:33 AM

Congrats my friend!!!!


-- by Lee A. Jesberger

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#4 posted 03-04-2010 07:00 AM

Congrats Larry.

So…...When do you get to come over for a visit?


-- Scrap Wood's the best...the projects are smaller, and so is the mess!

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#5 posted 03-04-2010 07:13 AM

Good for you and yours Larry!

-- spanky46 -- Never enough clamps...Never enough tools...Never enough time.

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#6 posted 03-04-2010 09:56 AM

only you could do this larry so when are you coming to England

-- cut it saw it scrap it SKPE: ANDREW.CARTER69

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#7 posted 03-04-2010 11:22 AM

I echo Davids good wishes Larry, Lisa and Kent. It seems to me that this thingy will save a lot of space in the shop so with all the complaints about our shops being too small it is sure to be a winner.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#8 posted 03-04-2010 04:28 PM

I’m Back——Just got to the store a few minutes ago, and am in the process of unloading the Torque.
Boy am I tired. It was a fast trip to Denver, which is about a 10 hour drive from Lubbock. Pulling a 16” enclosed trailer in the mountains is grand. Look for a blog a little later today.

I really hope to make you all jealous.


-- She thought I hung the moon--now she just thinks I did it wrong

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#9 posted 03-04-2010 04:32 PM

congrats and thanks for the heads up!

-- Ike, Big Daddies Woodshop,

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#10 posted 03-04-2010 05:19 PM

Way to go Larry and congrats! Looking forward to the blog Kent.

-- Brad, Oregon- The things that come to those who wait, may be the things left by those who got there first.

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#11 posted 03-04-2010 05:22 PM

Good luck with the Torque Center sales in the US.

With my experience in the shop I can see the value and potential of this machine.

-- Todd A. Clippinger, Montana,

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#12 posted 03-04-2010 08:34 PM

They look like a lot of fun. Congratulations and good luck.

-- A thing of beauty is a joy forever...

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#13 posted 03-05-2010 02:23 AM

Kent- I’m already jealous ! ; ) LOL
Glad you got your machine home safely !
Can’t wait for some posts about it.


-- Imagination rules the world. ~ Napoleon Bonaparte ~

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