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daibeer
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New cnc.

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Hi, I have a mate who would like to buy a desktop cnc machine approx 12”x8”. He has a budget of around £500. He wants it to make small Motorbike parts In aluminium. We are based in UK. Any suggestions please. Thanks in advance.

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My suggestion would be to keep saving until he can spend at least 5x what he has now. And even then his budget will be on the low side.
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Save up enough to buy a little cnc milling machine, or convert a milling machine to cnc. That would be far superior for cutting aluminum. Otherwise you will need to buy a very solid CNC router, and expect to spend around $10k.
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Thanks both

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