Its been hard enough to get UK companies (well 50% of them) to answer the phone / reply to emails in the last year.
One company I deal with regularly takes 2-4 weeks to reply to emails, the company has one of those sales departments where you can only deal with the one person.
Lots of other...
Been there, done this.
Most stuff was more hassle than it was worth, after you've made the parts (or had to deal with another company who don't always do what you are expecting). You then need to anodise / zinc plate / blacken. I've had problems with all of these process's. An anodising company...
Hi, I'm thinking of making some more Royce / Hope (I think they are the same?) BB tools. They will be Zinc Plated rather than stainless steel.
I have a couple here I made in titanium too.
Also, I may make some tools for Hope Disc Spiders, depending on interest.