After checking on its progress several times each day, these highly anticipated boxes showed up on my doorstop late this week. How the UPS driver managed to sneak 80 pounds onto my porch (where it sat for at least 45 minutes!) despite my vigilant watch still baffles me.
After a promising lead on a Burr toother on Craigslist fell through, I posted here in hopes of bringing one to light. Given their scarcity, it was a move of desperation with little hope of any results.
To my surprise, and delight, a reader emailed with an offer to sell me his machine. The only obstacle was international shipping, but a few quotes showed that this was a feasible proposition. The seller really went above and beyond any expectations I had in his speed and care in shipping. Less than a week later, I was opening the crate.
While the machine arrived in good condition (thanks again for that stellar crating job!), it does need some work before I am ready to start punching teeth. Nothing that is unexpected, but modifications that will make it more efficient to use. Check in later for updates…