It has come to the point where my lack of communication skills has made it quicker and easier for me to do it myself for the proto stuff rather than try to spec something out. The frustrating nature of this has lead me to shoehorn this into my limited work space.
Granted it isn't a South Bend, and it comes from a land far away but it fits nicely into my limited work area.
Project #1 was turning down aluminum for the lowther field coil mandrels which went really smoothly.
Next up is some steel as a first line of defense in the battle of hum for some SUT's .
Quad QA12/P Amplifier - This is pretty close to Quads first amplifier. I got to put my hands on one of these once very cool early British amplifiers. http://www.itishifi.com