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It's rarely the coders that start the so called drama.
What makes you think I'm not a coder...
Do you think elves come to our shop to design our LPM Firmware...

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The coders do it for the hobby, the sellers do it for the paycheck.
What makes you think that all coders only do it for the hobby...
I understand that a coder just made a financial gain selling our
mimicked Firmware. I'd call that a paycheck..

BTW ped... we all know which way the wind bends you...

OK...Back to the History Thread.....

I gotta agree that the Andover LPM1 was the first hobbyist
LPM I saw when I first browsed Laser reated Forums...



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"Your" firmware? You had the opportunity to buy it and passed up your chance...

If you consider the time I put into it, I took a pretty serious loss.

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I've managed to dig up the original manual for it. Still poking around to figure out how long it was available for and to flesh out its origin story.

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I actually did make the decision to omit that one - on account of it not being produced by a hobbyist. Precious little information is available about it, but I can see what I can dig up!
I did not know that, interesting
I always thought it was a hobbyist LPM. I guess not. Do you know who made it?
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I did not know that, interesting
I always thought it was a hobbyist LPM. I guess not. Do you know who made it?
As far as I can tell, drlava worked with Andover to develop it... Andover being a corporation based in Andover, CT.

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Trevor great thread, I learnt a lot from reading it.
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Keep the info updated

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He hasn't even added the Rubicons yet

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