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    Default help me between microscope and pneumatic engraving

    hi .. i have th base tools. rolling mill, micro-motor, ultrasonic, steamer. opt-visors 2x to 3.5x . ball vise. smith-little torch. the base i have.. so i wanna invest in some more .. and in this stage im stuck to decide which is more importante between microscope and pneumatic engraving system.

    i like to do setting with small stones like 1.2-1.5 i have a hand punching graver .. 3 of them .. but my finish is not good enough.


    which one should i invest? and why?

    thank you all in advance.

    hope everyone be well and stay safe.

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    Well just to make your decision more difficult, most serious engravers use a microscope the microscope can be use for a variety of jobs, so can the engraver such as stone setting and general bench work, personally I would go for the microscope, in my situation I have all my quality engraving performed by a super top quality engraver, I suppose it depends on what you do most at this time, engraving or general bench work.

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    Quote Originally Posted by china View Post
    Well just to make your decision more difficult, most serious engravers use a microscope the microscope can be use for a variety of jobs, so can the engraver such as stone setting and general bench work, personally I would go for the microscope, in my situation I have all my quality engraving performed by a super top quality engraver, I suppose it depends on what you do most at this time, engraving or general bench work.
    OMG xD but if could buy only one..? still was gonna be the microscope?

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    Yes personally I would buy the microscope

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    Scope. Look at Jason Marchiafava's videos for some hand-pushed training using a scope.

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    Microscope for me too. I think its one of my favorite things , Its probs the best thing I have purchased to improve my setting

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    Quote Originally Posted by ps_bond View Post
    Scope. Look at Jason Marchiafava's videos for some hand-pushed training using a scope.
    wow this guy do a really fine work! he use only pushed graver? no pneumatic?

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