Yes I do all the work myself with one helper. We live in a very small town and my business is very new still. When you say the subscription will benefit, can you please tell me if this will help me when I can't get hold of Verti-faux or Flex-C-ment? I've contacted everyone in Namibia regarding this, but no luck. Importing this is the only alternative, but don't want to go that far as this will be extremely costly. I'm currently looking to import stamps with release agent.
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I would call the vendors directly and go at it from that angle. Many times dealers don't make public what they are willing to carry. In some cases people even purchase manufacture direct because no dealer carries the products.