New: Sieg Super X4 Mid-Size Mill

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A large box arrived by truck. A very large box. A very large, very heavy box. It was the new Super X4 mid-size mill from Sieg.

box01.jpg (24961 bytes)  box02.jpg (29462 bytes) Super X4 Mid-size Mill

Once again, Sieg's engineers have been busy redefining the standards for hobbyist-grade machine tools.

At nearly 800 pounds (355 kg) this is definitely not a mini-mill, nor is it a mill targeted at the beginning machinist. But if you have been working with smaller mills such at the mini-mill, the X3 or Super X3 for a while and find that you need a larger, more robust mill, this could be like a dream come true. Or maybe you already have one of the capable Rong-Fu style mills with a round column, but would like the convenience of a dovetailed column and a powerful, variable speed motor to free you from the hassles of changing belts to change the spindle speed. For all of these reasons, and many more, I'm sure, this new mill will find a strong following among home-shop machinists.

ctl01.jpg (24446 bytes) Super X4 Control Panel

I can't tell the whole story right now, but let me share a few of the new and improved features:

I really like the Super X3 and have had one in my shop for several years. But I have to say it: I like the Super X4 even more. Check back soon for the full story.


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