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Old 07-06-2018, 09:41 PM
TK666 TK666 is offline
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Location: Oglesby, Illinois
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Default New Blood from Illinois.....

After lurking about cnc on SMC...I really liked what I had read about CAMaster and decided to look into them.....I was considering a cnc from woodcraft and was looking for info on them upon further reading it really seemed like I would rather quickly be unhappy with the capabilities and wanting to upgrade....So instead I will continue to put my pennies aside and pull the pin on a Stinger II 44 with upgrades...planning on that to happen next year this time....figure Iíll come to the 2 days of classes and pick up my machine in one trip.....So,for the year Iíll be reading ad learning all I can here and look forward to being an Owner....
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Old 07-06-2018, 09:50 PM
keithrhyde keithrhyde is offline
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Location: Winchester, Virginia
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Smile Welcome

You have definitely come to the right place and have travelled down the same decision paths as many of us. Buy your last machine first is very good advice. If you want to save some dollars keep an eye out for previously owned machine for sale, you can get some great deals. Cheers.
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Old 07-06-2018, 09:54 PM
Jim_in_PA Jim_in_PA is offline
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Good to see you posting...and as I mentioned at that other place...good chioce of machine!
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Old 07-06-2018, 11:18 PM
Rlee1972 Rlee1972 is offline
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Welcome aboard and as stated above......I think you, based upon my personal experience, have come to the right place. Not only is CAMaster a great product, I think you will find this forum to be frequented by some of the finest people in the business. From reading what you posted, I think you are on the right track. Most, if not all, of your questions that will arise has been posted prior with some great responses. After spending much time researching here, you will find when you combine all the responses from the vast experience combined on this forum, you will often have your answer. If not, feel free to ask away.

Best of luck!
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2017 CAMaster PT-408
HSD 5HP ATC
6 Tool Rotary Carousel
Recoil Lathe
Laser
Aspire 9.0


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Old 07-07-2018, 09:03 AM
drummerjg drummerjg is offline
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Join Date: Dec 2016
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You will be assimilated!

Welcome to the forum and clan Yellow. Such an outstanding group of folks here; all more than willing to share their experience/advice. The waiting is the hardest part of becoming a Camaster owner. I hope the time passes quickly. In the mean time...have some fun here.
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