Re: [taigtools] TAIG MILL
- On Fri, 5 Sep 2003, stalled2000 wrote:
> WAS CNSIDERING BUYING TAIG MILL 2019 , I PRIMARILY WANT TO MACHINE STEELIf you've been using full-sized mills at school, something the size of a
> AND STAINLESS STEEL. JUST FINISHED 2YRS OF SCHOOL AT COUNTY VO- TECH .
> LIKE TO HVE SOMETHING AFFORDABLE NAD NEW .
Taig may be... Well, it'll be different. It will machine carbon and
stainless steel, but expect to take light cuts and not use very large
When looking at machines to buy, try to have an idea of the stuff you're
likely to make. If you're thinking about making small parts, the Taig
really is quite good. If you're looking at machining large parts that
will routinely be larger than the work envelope on the Taig, you might
consider a bigger machine.
> ALSO VERY INTERESTED IN GETTING INTO CNC. SHOULD I GET A CNC READY WITHIf you're interested in getting into CNC, getting a CNC-ready mill will
> THE HAND CRANKS INSTALLED RIGHT AWAY .
save you some steps when you decide to convert your mill. The CNC-ready
mills use beefier leadscrews, among other things. You'd still need to get
motors, mount them, set up driving electronics, etc. But the mechanics of
the mill would be there.
> WROTE DIRECTRLY TI TAIG..THEY DIDNT ANS. ALL MY QUESTIONS ,WHICH GOT MEMost likely they're just busy. I haven't talked to them recently, but I
> WONDERING ABOUT THEM .
can vouch for them and their product. Both are top-notch.
> PLUS I CANT FIND ONE TO LOOK AT IT. TAIG REFERD ME HERE!!! thanksGood place to be referred! Where are you located? Someone on the list
may live close enough to let you take a look at one.