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[Tools] Ultrasonics Prices


#1

HELP!!! I need osme help on ultasonics…Mine died BIG time and I
can NOT believe the prices…All suggestions as to size, options
needed and the best make and expected price ranges…I am JUST
starting my own business…and this happened…bummin BIG time…hahha
Mary

Mary Wheeler
MW Designs
http://sites.netscape.net/wheelerdesigns/homepage


#2

Ultrasonics are ridiculously priced - my friend built a killer machine
with a steam-table stainless tray and some purchased transducers (the
most expensive components) with a cabinet made from plastic sheet. If
you don’t have time or inclination,
contact Mike Fritz in San Antonio Texas.
He’s in business and rebuilds units - all around nice guy .


#3

Ultrasonics are ridiculously opverpriced. A jeweler friend built one
utilizing a steamtable tray , two purchased transducers, and some
plastic sheetin for a cabinet - works great. If you don’t have time or
wherewithal, contact Mike Fritz in San Antonio, Texas. Has a website
if I remember correctly. He rebuilds units and is an all -around nice
guy.


#4

Hi Mary, Ultrasonic cleaners on Ebay:

http://cgi.ebay.com/aw-cgi/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=314492059 NEW at $75
http://cgi.ebay.com/aw-cgi/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=313941060 USED at $36
http://cgi.ebay.com/aw-cgi/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=314847735 NEW at $80
http://cgi.ebay.com/aw-cgi/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=316439196 USED at $10
Also go to www.auctionwatch.com. You can search 300+ auction sites. 

You can get some good deals at other sites because they don’t have the
traffic of Ebay. I usually go Ebay though.


#5

Hello Mary, This is maybe not exactly what you would like to hear,but
why don’t you think about going to an electronica technician and get
it repaired.The most important piece is the transducer which receives
the frequence (25 up to 42 KHz)from the electronics inside your
cleaner.As long as this piece works, you’re fine because the
electronic pieces do not cost thatmuch.Hope that you’re lucky.

Regards Pedro
Palonso@t-online.de


#6

I have to second that compliment for Mike Fritz. I bought an L&R
cleaner a couple of years ago and it didn’t work properly (at least I
thought) when I got it. I sent it to Lone Star for warranty work and
they seemed to beef it up somehow. Im still spoiled to my Elma unit
though. BTW, Mike do you still sell diamond dental bits?

Regards,
Ken Sanders
Lorena, TX