I knew what he meant, I guess I should have punctuated it with a but I wanted the joke to be more tongue-in-cheek than anything.

Glad a few people got a laugh out of it though With all the bad news to come down the pipe the last few weeks you have to laugh at the situation a little bit.

A small, efficent specialty coating machine could really be a profitable venture these days though. As demand shrinks for niche products, full scale manufacturing simply becomes impractical. While a small niche product may be a drop in the bucket to a company like (like Kodak) to consider worthwhile, investing in small scale manufacturing could make an individual a pretty good living.