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    Lives in Bradford, United Kingdom. Last Activity: 18 Hours Ago Has been a member for 4-5 years. Has a total post count of 79. Received thanks 1 times, giving thanks to others 5 times.
    Hi there im trying to find out what the Chester Champion 20v Mill is . My plan is to convert it to cnc with a kit but i need to know is it the same as the Grizzly G0704 ? or the PM-25MV ? or something else. You can get kits for most of them but they arnt all the same . So i need to know what it is befor i order the wrong thing ? Any one have any Idea ?

    ThanksMick

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    Ask Chester machine tools...?

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    I very much doubt Chester would tell you.

    Most of these machines, especially from the bigger suppliers, all have slight variations. I know a couple years ago I looked at something G0704 like, and out of all the different machines around that size I looked at (around 8 to 10 IIRC), they all had slightly different specs. Some were obvious things like different spindles, and others were more subtle like axis having slightly different amounts of travel.
    Avoiding the rubbish customer service from AluminiumWarehouse since July '13.

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    Lives in Bradford, United Kingdom. Last Activity: 18 Hours Ago Has been a member for 4-5 years. Has a total post count of 79. Received thanks 1 times, giving thanks to others 5 times.
    Iv msged Chester 3 or 4 times without reply. It's the bolt holes for the bearing mounts that's most important. If these are the same as the grizzly I know I can bolt the kit on. I can work around the rest

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