A few days ago I posted an email about my ailing setting-clamp and
wanting to see how it can be either replaced or repaired. I had many
Orchidians give me suppliers in America (I live in Canada). The
"customs and shipping" would have made it almost expensive to get a
replacement of one simple item. I have two of these holders for over
I found out that these wonderful tools are no longer being sold,
pity! Well guess who wrote to me? The man himself, "Ray Grossman"
the sole manufacturer! He told me that he hasn’t any more parts to
make my ‘hold-it’ operable again. Guess what he did? He sent me the
original machinist drawing to help me make a copy of that broken
This is just what “Orchid” is all about, one hand helping the other.
In my humble opinion, Ray Grossman is one heck of a good
’mensch’…a.k.a. a good soul…:>)*
With our own Orchid, who needs Facebook or Twitter. I don’t use
either of them…