A changing of the guard - Lindsay's Books retires

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Not a household name but if anyone out there was interested in making their own shop equipment or getting reprints of older machine shop manuals, there was one primary go-to source -- Lindsay's Technical Books. Visiting the site now brings this message:
We have shut down for retirement.
We no longer fill orders.
You may be able to acquire a few of the books you missed from these internet dealers.

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I do not begrudge their retirement -- they ran an amazing business/resource for a very long time. I have a large collection of their books. With these books you can literally start from a pile of scrap metal and scavenged parts; from this pile you can fabricate the parts to build a milling machine, a lathe, a welder, a forge and from then, pretty much anything else you want to make. Thank God that one of the links is to this place: Your Old Time Book Store I think that civilization as we know it just dodged a big bullet. If you live in a place with few manufacturing resources or want to learn how to do this stuff yourself, this is the knowledge that you need...

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