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Old 02-14-2021, 11:56 AM
fcfoley fcfoley is offline
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Default Cobra 4x8 with ATC Standard Equipment

For those who own a Cobra, perhaps you can answer this.

I am looking at upgrading from my Stinger 2 to a Cobra 4x8 ATC. When I got my Stinger, I added numerous upgrades to include touch top and Laser crosshair, plus many other options. While looking at the Cobra standard configuration I didn't see anything concerning touch top and Laser crosshair. Are these standard with a Cobra or are they upgrades? I would have thought that the top of the line machine would come standard with these items.

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Old 02-14-2021, 12:39 PM
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am planning to buy panther and kind of glad not had to buy options not need or want. but did manage to plan on spending 13grand in add ons that i chose.
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Old 02-14-2021, 02:17 PM
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I doubt it comes with either but sales would be the best people to ask. I have laser crosshairs that I use pretty frequently (just remember it isn't exact) but I don't have a touch top. I've never found the need for a touch top with an ATC. With an ATC there will be a tool measuring switch that will help you store the tool offsets. I typically use a Z zero tool to get really accurate z heights if needed. Otherwise I just use a piece of paper to set my z height.

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Old 02-15-2021, 08:31 AM
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as Logan mentioned the laser for XY zero crosshairs is available.

the larger spindles used on most ATC's, i know my 5hp HSD is one, which has ceramic bearings. they are not electrically conductive, meaning that they cannot complete a circuit with the aluminum touch pad used for Z zeroing.
touching the table top (with or without paper) becomes easy and accurate after doing it hundreds of times.
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