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Today I went past the building where Sunhill used to be located. There was NO sign in front anymore. They were on East Andover in Southcenter area of Tukwila... I think they are gone. It appears that there are other types of these cutters now using individual cutting blade inserts. Sunhill was an importer... they did not manufacture the goods... It appears that mostly companies offer the heads that use the two or four sided inserts. Sorry for the bad news... Sunhill was around for a long time and offered even imported PC's at one time. Bought my first 286 machine through them.

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