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    Quote Originally Posted by m_c View Post
    There's a European supplier who will supply their machines already fitted with ballscrews (and I think steppers/servos), but I can't remember their name.
    IIRC they were based in Austria, but it's been a few years since I looked at their website.
    How do they work manually, given the question to be addressed -

    Quote Originally Posted by IanT View Post
    Hi,
    I am in the process of choosing a milling machine for hobby use.
    Mainly milling aluminium, and occasional mild steel.
    I intend to convert it to CNC in the future.
    ?
    You think that's too expensive? You're not a Model Engineer are you? :D

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    Quote Originally Posted by m_c View Post
    There's a European supplier who will supply their machines already fitted with ballscrews (and I think steppers/servos), but I can't remember their name.
    IIRC they were based in Austria, but it's been a few years since I looked at their website.
    Wabeco, maybe? I think they list a "CNC-ready" vertical mill already fitted with ballscrews.

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