Thread: Arc Eurotrade Sieg X2
Good afternoon one and all,
After some time (how many years now? I'm frightened to count) working through a build that I want to do and collecting components, I've decided that I will go for something pre-built initially and use that to work on the one I want to build. The larger workspace of the planned build was only necessary for light work in light materials, so by having a separate bit of kit for the smaller metal work I can stop obsessing about extreme rigidity and weight for something that will only make light cuts in plastic.
At this stage I'm waiting for the AE Sieg X2+ R8 to come back into stock. I've dropped AE an email with some questions but I'm too impatient to wait for the reply.
Has anyone bought one of these and, if so, does anyone know what size delivery crate is used?
Ideally I would prefer to collect it already broken down into the base/worktable/column but I suspect they will say no. The logistics of living in an end-terrace house are a pain in the backside sometimes when it comes to access and I hate the idea of having to take it apart in the street outside the front door
Can't give you sizes but the web site should do this.
What i can say is that two people can easily lift one and carry it thru normal doorways.John S -
One day I might have a workshop the size of yours, John. I wouldn't know what to do with most of it, of course, but the fun is in the learning
Just in case it's useful for anyone else, AE very helpfully confirmed the following:
"The SX2P weighs 69kgs when packed and the case dimensions are 53x53x69cms."
Now I just need to wait for the R8 version to come back into stock! Having the cash is one thing, keeping it unspent is another thing entirely. It's a good thing I'm committed
That's alot smaller than the crate my x3 arrived in! the driver wouldn't take the crate to the bottom of my drive! Had to dismantle the crate at the front of my house and move the mill in myself via engine hoist!
I'll have to ask around Derby to find someone who fancies a bit of beer money
Last edited by Rogue; 31-07-2013 at 06:36 PM.
Perhaps if you had put Derby in your details I could have helped earlier.
How about you pay for it with Arc, I'll collect it and keep it ?
Failing that if that isn't suitable how about i collect it next time I'm down and they are in stock. I smash it to bits in the Donald and deliver it to you in 2 handy sized pieces, bed and column.
Then we both go off and get a pie and a pint ? [EDIT] And a packet of Hobnobs..............
Last edited by John S; 31-07-2013 at 11:17 PM.John S -
What! No Hobnob's it a bargin
Donald Truck = truckJohn S -
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