8 years ago
I bought two Cat 50 CNC machines:
As you can see, they did not cost me too much.
They are "Brute CNC" and one has a Mitsubishi control, another has a
Celca S3045 CNC control. Both seem to be from 2000's.
These are large machine, the biggest one weighs about 40,000 lbs and
the smaller one, probably about 30,000 lbs.
They both presumably work and were not even doing daily production
work, they were at a cosmetics plant making extruder parts or
My question is, even assuming the best about their condition, is there
any hope of selling them for significantly more than their scrap and
partout value. I assume about $8,000 scrap+parts for the big one and
$6,000 for the smaller one.
I can rig thise machines on a buyer's truck, and I have a couple of
weeks at the auction site, however I would be loath to bring them to
And my question is, how realistic would it be to expect to sell them
for a lot more than scrap value in that short of a time frame?
My past experience was moxed, I could sell some machines and not