Chris Archer, our go-to guy for machine sales and auctions, recently celebrated 10 years with our company. We asked Chris to reflect on how his position has evolved over the years.
From the 1990's thru 2006 - Haas Controls were the 32 Bit Processor Type - Here is how to find the hours on that control.
Follow these guidelines to reduce the risk of shipping damage to industrial equipment and manufacturing tools.
Please take this oportunity to share your experiences with delays in the availability of new machinery. How long have you had to wait for new machines? Which brands and types are available quickly? Which are not? We want to hear your story.
A properly maintained LeBLond Lathe can turn quality, precise parts for many years. I have never had any difficulty finding willing buyers for these lathes. They were manufactured in America, and in my opinion were made far better than the imported engine lathes available on the market today.
The story of MachinesUsed.com is one of ingenuity, initiative, and plain old hard work. Founded in 2003 as the used machine tool division of Productivity Inc., MachinesUsed.com has grown from a small operation run by one man at a single desk to a full team of industry specialists with 100+ years of experience, operating out ...
A well-trained equipment appraiser will often go the extra mile and make a phone call to the manufacturer of the CNC machine. It's a professional practice that may avoid a costly mistake. It's especially important when there are multiple serial-number and manufacture-date tags on the same machine.
It’s a common scenario. Sometimes, an owner is retiring. Other times, there’s an unexpected life change. MachinesUsed.com is uniquely equipped to address situations just like these. We can assess the condition of the machines, create auction lots of all equipment and supplies, post pictures, videos, and specs of the equipment, and host the online sale.
Supply chain challenges mean continued strong demand for machine shop tools and industrial manufacturing equipment. This small machine shop auction brought in good numbers for the machine shop owners in January. The business owners manufactured gun components of their own design at this facility. Last year they sold the product rights and decided to close the machine shop. Bids matched or exceeded our projections for most all of the items in the sale. Having nice looking Haas CNC Machines in the sale always help draw a crowd of bidders...
Used CNC machines can be repaired and resold. Mechanical issues with machining equipment don't have to be a death sentence. If industrial machines have enough value, they can be repaired and resold -- not scrapped. That's better for the environment and the economy.
This Haas VM-3 CNC Vertical Machining Center has been shipped from Machinesused.com to a machine shop in Princeton, Minnesota, to make parts for US Defense.
Made in America! Making parts in America ... to defend America!
"John, Jack, and Luke are the real GOATs in regards to the auction. Everything flowed smoothly and I was always kept up on details. Very Professional."
Welcome the AMEA’s Newest Member, and First Member of the NEW Professional Member AMEA Designation!
Mike Clark, President of the Book and Data Ref Online recently joined the Association of Machinery & Equipment Appraisers as our first Professional Member. The Professional Member designation is for those who would like to be members of the AMEA, but are not in the business of performing appraisals. This is a great New Opportunity for people who provide services to, utilize, or work with AMEA Appraisers!
Here's a video showing how to find the Hours on a Machine with a Fanuc Control
Here is the 2021 Spring AMEA Newsletter
Was rifling through our YouTube Channel the other day, and I stumbled across this Video showing how to Install the Shipping Bracket on a Haas CNC Vertical.
Here's a video to help you find the actual Hour Screen on a Haas Control with Coldfire Processor
I was kind of excited to go down to Memphis in January to lot our upcoming Online Auction. Not only about an auction full of realy nice CNC Machines and Tooling, but to go to Beale Street in the evenings and listen to music and eat barbecue!. I was more than a bit dismayed when ...
Our online auctions are always a great opportunity for bidders to find various types of used cnc machinery, equipment and tooling. In our Multi-Shop Online Auction which ended just the other day, we had a great bidder turn out for many different lots.
Happy New Year, Welcome 2020 – A New Decade! What could this mean for Equipment Values?
Believe it or not, this is my 4th New Decade in the Industry. I started my journey in the Used Industrial Equipment business in the late 80’s, so I have seen the decade turn 4 times now. It seems ...