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    Yes I have worked with some Mikron and Hermle...

    Yes I have worked with some Mikron and Hermle Machines all with HH. I liked the control and it had some really powerful features. But I still like some things better on the Fanuc. I would not...
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    I have to agree that Fanuc on a machine that...

    I have to agree that Fanuc on a machine that expensive is not great either but I could live with a Fanuc control.
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    Mike, The Matsuuras are nice machine but...

    Mike,
    The Matsuuras are nice machine but expensive and they have a long lead time right now from talking with the sales rep. There is a used MX-850 for sale that looks very interesting but the...
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    Good to know, thank you. I wish there were more...

    Good to know, thank you. I wish there were more used machines on the market like this. I saw some 2018 C12's sell at auction for around 200k last year but was not in a position to buy at the time and...
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    Thanks everyone for the comments, very helpful....

    Thanks everyone for the comments, very helpful. Does anyone have any actual experience with the DVF 5000? I would love to hear for someone that has used the machine, positive or negative.

    Seems...
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    Info I have here says: "absolute rotary encoders...

    Info I have here says:
    "absolute rotary encoders on B and C axes and absolute glass scales on XYZ axes"

    "The X, Y and Z-axes have absolute type, linear glass scales that do not require...
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    Thanks. I have seen that demo and was thinking...

    Thanks. I have seen that demo and was thinking the same thing. Also seems like a good sign for a lot of Z travel.

    Stated Accuracy for the machine:

    Positioning accuracy (full stroke) +/- .0002"...
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    That has been my experience with the Mazak...

    That has been my experience with the Mazak VC-500A/5x. Not very ergonomic in terms of clearances and needed some very long gauge length tool holders to make things work.

    I am hoping to get a copy...
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    Doosan DVF 5000

    I have been a long-time reader, but this is my first post. I am seriously considering buying a Doosan DVF 5000. I will be doing a mix of job shop work with a mix of materials. Most of the parts will...
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