Ultra Tec has made heavy use use of testimonials. There's nothing wrong with them - we have a
bulging file of complimentary statements from Ultra Tec users (in the computer, a "bulging" file is pretty painless), set aside for use "some day". But now, one has come along that we truly prize - from award winning gem artist Lew Wackler -- and we offer it, below. Lew Wackler visited the Ultra Tec booth in Tucson. We hadn't seen him for years. Somehow, in the busyness of Tucson, our paths hadn't crossed. But, there he was.
He came over and said "Remember me?". Joe immediately said "Lew Wackler!" The conversation quickly turned to reminiscing about earlier days.
Besides the friendly visit, Lew, who had his booth elsewhere in Tucson, said he'd read about the Digital Angle Display (DAD) and he wanted to see it, real world. He looked at it - tried it - and It resulted in a decision for him to send back his Ultra Tec Mast and have the DAD installed.
The Mast arrived at Ultra Tec a few weeks later, with this letter...
...It was just great to see you again in Tucson. As usual have something to tempt me and other gem cutters. Needless to say your new gem carving machine looks fantastic. ...
I want to ... tell you about this old mast and machine. I bought it ...in the middle 1970s. At that time I had no idea what I was getting as I was just starting to facet. The machine has been a tried and true friend and really doesn't owe me anything any more!
I've spent literally years in front of it. If I had to estimate, I'd bet that I have produced ...2 million dollars worth of cut ... gems ...
I must admit Joe that through the years I haven't always been true to my Ultra Tec. Through the years I tried other faceting machines. But, none of them stayed in my shop for long - they compared poorly to my Ultra Tec, which offers a great balance of accuracy, ergonomics, and durability. I teach private master gem cutting classes a couple of times a year, and I even have consulted worldwide. I recommend Ultra Tec, and when asked why I prefer you equipment above others I compare Faceting Machines to cars. Some are like Model A Fords, another is like a Humvee, another like a old 50's Chevy....To me, Ultra Tec is like a Corvette -- fast, responsive, versatile -- easy to use in artistic ways.
And to top it off this will be the first time it's going back to the factory in 35 plus years! Surprisingly durable.
So send her back quickly...
A.G.T.A. Spectrum Awards First Place Winner
172 ct. Citrine Fantasy Cut
Multiple gem cutting techniques