Laser / CNCEntry Level CNC Machine Advice needed.

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BryRocket

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Hello y’all creators!

I’m looking to add a smaller, table top CNC to the list of distractions in the garage. Mainly to rip out G10 fins, stepped G10 av bay lids, centering rings, maybe some soft aluminum motor retention doohickeys, etc and anything else more suited to a cnc job vs FDM printing. I have it narrowed down to 2 really. The Sainsmart 4030 ProverXL (with upgraded dewalt router) and the Millright Carveking 2. I've been reading about these two machines for quite some time (and the shapeoko 3).

BryRocket

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Update.
Went with the Shapeoko. Made an enclosure for it. Been learning some things. Thanks for all the advice! I’m about to start trying to bevel some fins with it thanks to some advice and tips from @KC3KNM

Thanks y’all!

mtnmanak

TRA & NAR L2
TRF Supporter
Update.
Went with the Shapeoko. Made an enclosure for it. Been learning some things. Thanks for all the advice! I’m about to start trying to bevel some fins with it thanks to some advice and tips from @KC3KNM

Thanks y’all!
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Wow! Great setup! Love my Shapeoko, but my setup pales in comparison to your new enclosure. Just a wonderful looking job.

Now, say goodbye to your family. If you are anything like me, you will spend the next couple weeks carving everything up you can fit under the router

You have now entered a world where you will walk around and say to yourself "I am pretty sure I can CNC that..."

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