Hey, I'm new around here. I build foundry patterns by hand (bench build) and my shop wants to take the plunge into cnc. I am currently enrolled in a local jc to learn Autodesk, etc... I contacted Vortech and got a quote for a "Tool Changer 5X10" with a custom 24" z axis, it looks good, maybe to good due to some of the information I have found on this forum. I am looking at a Cobra CR-508. Any know if they can custom make a 24" Z axis. I have to have that because some of the molds I make require that high of a Z. No 24" Z, no cnc for me.
Does anyone around here run a high Z axis? Any problems? Any information would be great.