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Many ?? About Buying a Used CNC10/5
I'm looking to replace my SCM point-to-point with a nested base machine, and I have some questions-
Any other tips or advice would be appreciated. Many Thanks.
2. I've used riggers before, not cheap but did fine.
Been through this 3 times in the last 2 years. I only buy used equipment.
It is probable that once the machine is moved and re-installed there will be some gremlins. Circuit boards shift and wire connections and relays jiggle loose. No big deal, just a bit of time.
My suggestion is to do the install and setup yourself if you can. That way you will learn much more about the machine than otherwise and you will not be dependent on a tech. My experience is that machines break down at the worst time and if you know it well, you're less likely to need a tech.
Make sure you get the manuals!!!
As far as software goes, figure out what you really need, not what comes with the machine. I'm running a 2 spindle machine with a drill block using $200.00 software. To be fair, I can't use the horizontal drills, but I don't need them anyway.
Just expect to put some time into this but it should be worth it.
Where's the location of each machine