Wish I could help you, but I’ve never done any cutting myself. Looking at the rest of the website, there’s a lot of articles about faceting and getting started. I didn’t see any straight buy this and not that machine, but lots of good information. A book that should be good is: FACETING for AMATEURS by Glenn & Martha Vargas.
If you can swing the gold membership price, it’s well worth it. And no, I’m not an employee, just another gold member.