Innovative approach by Arnold craftsman makes task faster, less strenuous

James “Trapper” Landon, an inside machinist in the Arnold Air Force Base Model and Machine Shop, center, looks on as Outside Machinist Joel Sizemore, left, and Inside Machinist Ronnie Matlock put the Trapper Lapper 5000 to use. Landon, with the help of fellow machinists, developed the device to increase the speed and lessen the strain of the lapping process. (U.S. Air Force photo by Bradley Hicks) (This image has been altered by obscuring a badge for security purposes)

PHOTO BY: Bradley Hicks
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