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by Bryan Knott
Mon, Jun 08 2015, 11:52AM
Forum: Thermwood 3-Axis Machinery
Topic: Buying '94 Thermwood C53 and could use some advice
Replies: 5
Views: 3084

Re: Buying '94 Thermwood C53 and could use some advice

Bryan, it looks like things have been upgraded at some point as the 91000 controller didn't come out until early 2000's. It would be interesting to see if it has a belt driven spindle or direct drive. I don't think the belt drive units had auto tool change capabilities. At first glance I believe it...
by Bryan Knott
Mon, Jun 08 2015, 10:35AM
Forum: Thermwood 3-Axis Machinery
Topic: Buying '94 Thermwood C53 and could use some advice
Replies: 5
Views: 3084

Re: Buying '94 Thermwood C53 and could use some advice

Why waste your time and money on obsolete technology. Go lease yourself a new thermwood you will be cutting parts and making money day one. That is a decision you will never regret. Hi Will, That's obviously one way of looking at it - but as a small 1 person operation not sure I can afford to lease...
by Bryan Knott
Mon, Jun 08 2015, 8:53AM
Forum: Thermwood 3-Axis Machinery
Topic: Buying '94 Thermwood C53 and could use some advice
Replies: 5
Views: 3084

Buying '94 Thermwood C53 and could use some advice

Hello all, QUESTION (crash course): How easy/intuitive is to to import AutoCAD DXF into old (circa 1994) MasterCAM software, and set up the NC file to run on the router? BACKGROUND: I am close to pulling the trigger on a 1994 Thermwood C53. 10hp spindle, 25hp Quincy pump for Vac hold down, Jet 1.5hp...

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