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Thread: 3020t cnc

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  1. #11
    When I do a google search the only machines that come up are industrial size

  2. #12
    The market for hobby is so flooded with rubbish that sells well to the poorly informed that any manufacturer would struggle to compete if they offered a good quality machine at a reasonable price, this is because everyone who is uninformed thinks they should be able to buy something for the price they have in their head and that price is based on the rubbish on offer! :D
    You think that's too expensive? You're not a Model Engineer are you? :D

  3. #13
    Quote Originally Posted by Richardtweed View Post
    Currently out of stock, which is just as well !
    Last edited by cropwell; 19-07-2019 at 04:57 PM.
    I could not dig
    I dare not rob
    Therefore I lied to please the mob
    What tale shall serve me now among
    Mine angry and defrauded young

  4. #14
    Yeah I'm hearing pretty bad things the more I search these chinese machines, is it possible to get something for about 1500 and any where that does finance on them? I only need it for hobby use and will be cutting stab wood and resin with it, if I cut alluminium it will be very very small cuts of no longer than 65mm.
    Last edited by Richardtweed; 19-07-2019 at 06:02 PM.

  5. #15
    The recurring theme on this forum is 'build your own'. If you buy a cheap chinesey one you will find it a learning experience, and that is probably all. The people that have done that then want to move on to something sturdier, faster and more accurate.
    I could not dig
    I dare not rob
    Therefore I lied to please the mob
    What tale shall serve me now among
    Mine angry and defrauded young

  6. #16
    I brought the 6040 version of what you are looking at a couple of years ago and only now sorted all the gremlins from that experience to be able to get mine to work.

    To connect with Windows 10 you can buy a controller (UC100, UC300 or UC400) I went for the UC400 as replaced the parallel port connection with an ethernet connection which then made it compatible but as mentioned earlier the components were trash I ended up replacing every interior component which added to an easy 500 to the price bracket.

    to give you an idea this was what was inside the control box:Click image for larger version. 

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