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Hey all! I'm looking for affordable options for engraving a stumbled upon co2 laser engravers? Are they a good option?
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Relative to what? And what is the intended use?

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Well I like our laser but I am not sure I would call it affordable, I know I could not afford one at home.
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If it's just for engraving or very light cutting your might want to look at a diode laser. The Ortur Laser Master 2 in either 15w or 20w.
They will give you more of a work surface than a lot of CO2 desktop models also.
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