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  • Printrbot: A Cheap 3D Printer For You And Yours

    Based on the RepRap platform, the Printrbot is a $499 3D printer accessible to everyone. Designed to be built in a few hours, this Kickstarter project includes multiple levels of kit completion - $199, for example, gets you most of the parts except for the extruder while $500 gets you the whole caboodle. It is completely expandable and can build items 5 by 5 by 5 inches, although you can upgrade… Read More

  • Basic 3D Printer Prints Advanced 3D Printer, Humanity Threatened

    Basic 3D Printer Prints Advanced 3D Printer, Humanity Threatened

    3D printing has been gaining a lot of popularity in the last couple of years. There's even a DIY 3D printer community at RepRap. Since most of the parts used in these 3D printers are fairly simple, it's possible for a 3D printer to print the parts necessary to make new 3D printers -- it's even possible to print a new 3D printer more advanced than the one doing the printing! Skynet, take note: I… Read More