Thanks for the memory

There was a time when equipment manufacturers would lavish gifts upon trade journalists.   My personal collection of baseball caps, t-shirts and jackets meant that I rarely had to go shopping (good) but that I also looked like a walking advertisement for a used equipment dealership (not so good). Today, however, those same manufacturers are far more likely to hand us poor, beleaguered hacks a USB thumb drive containing photos, videos, brochures etc. Over the past few months, I have been collecting these together and I now have an impressive collection…

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