Hello, would you let me know who at Gamma you talked to? I am trying to do the same, buying 602FC with upgraded clamps, but they won't let me. I am leaning with alpha now since I can do upgrade on the clamp.
Originally Posted by Casco
Thanks everyone for your thoughtful replies. I'm sure they are both excellent machines with great service, but in the end, I went with the Gamma 602FC, and I upgraded to the top-of-the-line Gamma clamps (for just the price difference between the two types of clamps). The machine is beautiful! The Gamma customer service is wonderful!