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Shop:  The place (noun) from which all of our equipment both originates and returns to upon completion of the touring cycle.  Example:  “The paralytic crossalyser burnt up last night, call the “shop” and have them send us a new one”.

The “shop” is both an indispensible source of technical support and a very important place of business.  NEVER to be confused with the action (verb) “shop” which may result once your wife/daughter/son/girl friend gets a hold of your cash per diem, when you get home.

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