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Old March 12th, 2012, 11:35 AM   #1
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Default Longevity Plasma Cutters?

Anyone have any experience with them? They seem to have a decent rep over on pirate for low price and decent quality for the average user. I'm looking at the ForceCut 50D and they are currently running a 20% off and free shipping in March. That'd put it at $479 shipped.
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Old March 12th, 2012, 03:14 PM   #2
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We have one that my brother bought a few years ago. Worked great for a year with not much use. One day it would not produce an arc. So i turned the dial to up the power and not soon after it started smoking. My brother called them since he has a warranty on it and they charged him $50 to ship it there and back. They fixed it, and it works good now.... but for how long?
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Old March 12th, 2012, 03:20 PM   #3
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Good to know. I'm going to keep doing some looking for other reviews etc.
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Call Jeff at Avortec in Owosso and talk to him about his 50 amp Plasma cutter. Link in my sig. Super nice guy that helped me out when he didn't have to, and he's local. (989) 640-3131 Let him know what the other one is selling for and see what he says.
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Old March 12th, 2012, 05:40 PM   #7
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Call Jeff at Avortec in Owosso and talk to him about his 50 amp Plasma cutter. Link in my sig. Super nice guy that helped me out when he didn't have to, and he's local. (989) 640-3131 Let him know what the other one is selling for and see what he says.
I own one of Jeff's machines and like it. I use it often.
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Old March 12th, 2012, 06:05 PM   #8
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ive had my longevity almost a year. works great so far.
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Old March 12th, 2012, 07:31 PM   #9
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I own one of Jeff's machines and like it. I use it often.
Guess I'll be giving Jeff a call soon.
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Old March 18th, 2012, 06:12 PM   #10
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I've had the 50D plasma cutter for about a year and a half now with no problems. I had one problem happen, where the wires in the plug came loose and shorted out and it fried the cutter. But i called them up payed the shipping and they sent me a brand new one with a new set of consumable no questions asked. I think its a great plasma cutter for the price and you can't beat the 5 year warranty.
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Old March 23rd, 2012, 07:46 AM   #11
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I've got the force cut 40 and use it a ton. I've had It for about two years now and it works great still.
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