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    Default Machine inspectors in Illinois

    Anybody that can inspect and give me a report regarding a used machine in Illinois? CNC Lathe Mazak. I don't even know where to start looking or how much such services should cost.

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    Member ewlsey checked out one for me.
    You may want to give an indication as to whereabouts in Illinois too.

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    Quote Originally Posted by welderboyjk View Post
    Member ewlsey checked out one for me.
    You may want to give an indication as to whereabouts in Illinois too.
    Same here. Good guy to work with.

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    Back when I was buying machine tools from the dmro,s I would hire a inspector, so I didn't have to travel , but it was a big waste of time and money , the inspector would never perform or were in cahoots with the big dealers....Phil

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    Quote Originally Posted by Phil in Montana View Post
    Back when I was buying machine tools from the dmro,s I would hire a inspector, so I didn't have to travel , but it was a big waste of time and money , the inspector would never perform or were in cahoots with the big dealers....Phil
    Ewlsey is a straight shooter. I'm very happy with the work he has done for me, including getting an older Lucas CNC HBM running.

    If he can check out your machine within a days driving round trip, I wouldn't hesitate.

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    I meant no disrespect, I don't know the man, I just didn't have good luck hiring out my inspections...Phil

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    Guys thank you VERY much. I am looking up this Ewlsey sir ASAP. BTW machine in Alton Illinois. Thanks

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    Which one? I might know the owner...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Archer120x View Post
    Which one? I might know the owner...
    ...that sounds exactly like what Phil was just warning about??

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    Quote Originally Posted by madmachinst View Post
    Guys thank you VERY much. I am looking up this Ewlsey sir ASAP. BTW machine in Alton Illinois. Thanks
    Wes is a great guy but he's up near of Davenport/Moline. A bit of hike to greater St Louis.

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    Last thing perspective buyer wants to hear is " I might know the guy." Some one that honest I doubt is in Kahoots. Haven't heard from Wes yet. I just don't wanna pay $700-1000 to hear "The spindles all turn and axis's all move." Wish I made a living like that.

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    I think that Wes has a YouTube channel called "Watch Wes Work". I don't personally know the guy but if he's anything like his videos I'd trust his opinion on a used machine tool. He mostly does vehicles lately but some of his early videos dealt with machine tool inspection and repair.


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