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Offline BEG

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3-D printer
« on: September 17, 2012, 05:02:09 PM »
My son ordered a 3-D printer months ago, long before he moved here from Cleveland. He received it about a week ago and is putting it together. It's called a Printbot Plus. Here is the link to the site: LINK

Here is a video of it printing a 3-D item on YouTube. This isn't his video, he is still putting his together.

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« Reply #1 on: September 17, 2012, 05:31:21 PM »
BEG, what design software is your son using with this?

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Re: 3-D printer
« Reply #2 on: September 17, 2012, 06:42:39 PM »
He has solid works and another one I cant remember, there is also open source software he can use.

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Re: 3-D printer
« Reply #3 on: September 18, 2012, 07:37:15 PM »
My company is about to start selling industrial grade 3-D printers, I think the contracts will be singed in a few days.  The market is wide open and the things these printers can print are incredible. 
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Re: 3-D printer
« Reply #4 on: September 24, 2012, 05:51:19 PM »
...the contracts will be singed in a few days...



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Re: 3-D printer
« Reply #5 on: September 24, 2012, 07:24:23 PM »


Spelling counts when bunnies are about.

Ha! Got it.

3D printers are very cool. We'll have a $70,000 model as a demo machine to print samples and use as a trainer for the technicians that will have to support it.  We're looking forward to really pushing the market, 3D printers aren't marketed aggressively in this area so It will be interesting to see if it works as a business model.
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Re: 3-D printer
« Reply #6 on: September 26, 2012, 06:10:05 PM »
Whoa, lucky.   What are you going to ask for first?  (Did you check out all the youtubes on it making things?) :drool:

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Re: 3-D printer
« Reply #7 on: October 02, 2012, 06:35:33 PM »
My son went to Dallas to visit his high school friends. He took his 3-D printer with him. Look what he made with it.

The kid in the picture is his friend Zach.




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Re: 3-D printer
« Reply #8 on: October 02, 2012, 06:57:27 PM »
What is that, a Pan Flute ?
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Re: 3-D printer
« Reply #9 on: October 02, 2012, 07:17:01 PM »
What is that, a Pan Flute ?

Yes

He also made this


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Re: 3-D printer
« Reply #10 on: October 29, 2012, 03:41:16 PM »
Very cool, neat videos also.

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Re: 3-D printer
« Reply #11 on: May 07, 2013, 01:21:53 AM »
The world's first 3D-printed handgun has been successfully fired in Texas. FOX

 "Security checkpoints, background checks, and gun regulations will do little good if criminals can print plastic firearms at home and bring those firearms through metal detectors with no one the wiser." -New York Congressman Steve


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« Reply #12 on: May 07, 2013, 11:37:37 AM »
Cool.
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Re: 3-D printer
« Reply #13 on: May 10, 2013, 08:08:31 AM »
This stuff just blows my mind! 

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Re: 3-D printer
« Reply #15 on: May 17, 2013, 10:12:14 PM »
http://www.cracked.com/quick-fixes/the-4-worst-things-people-are-making-with-3d-printers/

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All parents think their baby is the cutest thing in the world. Still, there are times during a child's development that are best left to imagination and blurry ultrasound images. We're talking about fetus time here -- ain't no one wants to see that shit in detail.

Or so you'd think! Japan has taken the 3D printer and created a booming business from scanning your unborn child and printing a copy of it inside a transparent plastic cube. You can use your freshly acquired ghoulish fetal apparition as a bookend, paperweight, or (most likely) the reason your children will stop talking to you by the time they're 10



Read more: http://www.cracked.com/quick-fixes/the-4-worst-things-people-are-making-with-3d-printers/#ixzz2TbtGieTJ