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DarkPenguin

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3D Printing
« on: July 03, 2015, 11:40:04 am »

Anyone else trying this?  I have a makerfarm prusa i3v kit I've been working with for a while now.

I've got my cost down to about $300 per successful print.
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Re: 3D Printing
« Reply #1 on: July 05, 2015, 04:42:28 pm »

Things are so perfect in my minds world, I have thought my world out in my mind, I just need to print it out in triplicate.
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Re: 3D Printing
« Reply #2 on: July 06, 2015, 11:27:47 pm »

2 more successful prints with only minimal additional outlay!  I think I'm under $200 a print!
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Re: 3D Printing
« Reply #3 on: July 07, 2015, 07:23:20 pm »

And we complain about jet ink carts.
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Re: 3D Printing
« Reply #4 on: July 07, 2015, 07:29:57 pm »

2 more successful prints with only minimal additional outlay!  I think I'm under $200 a print!

Is that amortizing the cost of the printer itself, or your actual cost of materials for the prints?  If the latter, are you a jeweler or a goldsmith?
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Re: 3D Printing
« Reply #5 on: July 08, 2015, 12:34:08 am »

The printer itself is in there.  Plus the two dead print heads.  Plus materials.
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Re: 3D Printing
« Reply #6 on: July 08, 2015, 05:41:21 am »

Can we see some of your creations?  :)

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Re: 3D Printing
« Reply #7 on: July 08, 2015, 09:28:17 am »

As soon as they don't humiliate me..
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Re: 3D Printing
« Reply #8 on: July 08, 2015, 10:58:46 am »

I predict it will be a Leinenkugel bottle.
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Re: 3D Printing
« Reply #9 on: July 11, 2015, 11:35:58 am »

It is actually replacement parts for the printer itself.  That's the key to 3d printing.  It is a race to print replacement 3d printed parts before they wear out.  If you can't do it then 3d printing isn't for you.
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Re: 3D Printing
« Reply #10 on: July 11, 2015, 05:43:44 pm »

I wonder if it could at one time in the future print human body parts, that would be truly interesting.

Just imagine all the lives it could save.
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Re: 3D Printing
« Reply #11 on: July 11, 2015, 06:18:23 pm »

It is actually replacement parts for the printer itself.  That's the key to 3d printing.  It is a race to print replacement 3d printed parts before they wear out.  If you can't do it then 3d printing isn't for you.
I wish I could believe you're joking.
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