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Posted on Does Anyone Use A Mini-Mill as a Drill Press?

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#1 posted 02-20-2013 06:27 AM

I had a CNC converted minimill about $10,000 ago, useless money pit. Painfully slow and the gear drives are very LOUD, that thing was louder than a $90k Haas SS. Servo’s all the higher end parts and it couldn’t maintain Z and it was impossible to dial out the backlash. Scrapped it in disgust.

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