Originally Posted by barry
The SP DG model is around a $1000 and comes with a stand, but you can use it as a table top or a stand machine. Nice feature, decent machine.
If portability is an issue, the Gamma X-ES model is very easy to move around. I would not recommend a portable crank machine, as they are very awkward to move.
Second the DG. I have one and it works perfectly -- all the features I need. USRSA agrees that it is one of the best machines for the $.