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Plasma Cutter for under $600??

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by trailblazr81, Oct 19, 2005.

  1. trailblazr81

    trailblazr81 1/2 ton status

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    Is there such thing as a decent plasma cutter for under $600?? :dunno: I probly wouldnt be cutting anything thicker than a frame, so 3/8 inch cutting would do fine. Ive just been looking on E-bay and at Harbor freight's junk.
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  2. monster man

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    I think you may be out of luck. My Lincoln Pro-Cut 25 claims it can do 3/8", BUT, it needs to be hooked to 240v. It only cuts up to 1/8" easily without going to 240v, it struggles on 1/4", and it cost much more than $600 :(

    You really need a good 240v to cut 3/8", and a good, high powered compressor that can supply constant CFM's
     
  3. crazyhole812

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    we had a $600-$700 plasma torch at work but it had to be moved fairly slowly to cut 1/8"
     
  4. steve_kibbe

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    might want to try looking for a used setup. A friend of mine got one for a steal, no pun intended :rolleyes:
     

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