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Upgrade? Answered

Do you think Instructables and Brightstar Lasers would or should allow the winner to pay the difference to upgrade to a higher end machine?

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FreakCitySF
FreakCitySF

13 years ago

I asked Epilog if they were having any contests lol Their response: "The system that Instructables.com is giving away is a very inexpensive laser made by a Chinese company that uses a glass laser tube that needs to be replaced often (every 3 months on average) and provides very sketchy laser quality." I think it's a good entry level model to get started with nonetheless. Could always upgrade on your own or sell it buy something bigger?

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FreakCitySF
FreakCitySF

13 years ago

Do you mean upgrade the laser itself or to a bigger working area/more powerful laser model?

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curve12
curve12

Reply 13 years ago

If you look at Brightstars machines, you'll see they all have bigger working area and more powerful lasers than the prize. So any upgrade would improve both features. Keep in mind I think the LG3040tt is a great prize wheather it's upgradable or not.

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NachoMahma
NachoMahma

13 years ago

. It would be nice if they would, but I don't think they should be expected to.

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curve12
curve12

Reply 13 years ago

You're right, they shouldn't be expected, maybe I worded that wrong. I guess my real question is, would you upgrade if they allowed you too?

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NachoMahma
NachoMahma

Reply 13 years ago

. Personally, I probably couldn't figure out how to use the 3040tt, so an upgrade wouldn't be worth it to me. YMMV.