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Mark Baker

Mark Baker

All in a day’s work

18 November 2019

I am having one of those days when I have been fielding calls, emails and conversations in which people are vexed, fractious and moaning about things. I am going share with you a few of my comments regarding said subjects. Q Why are so many people using tipped tools when tipped tools are not as vers ...

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