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Another interesting factoid is that many of my 3D print pals use their laser cutter more than than printers. More material choice, stronger, faster, nice finish, etc.
Ok, what laser cutter do you recommend. They are far more expensive then a 3D printer.
Jeff Haas wrote: »
I found another way to do it...it seems the local community college library has a few 3D printers and a small makerspace. They've got an Ultimaker 2+, a Makerbot Replicator 2 and something else. I signed up online, took my files over, got the new user briefing and left them to run off the prints.
erco wrote: »
If you have lots of spare time and you need another hobby... :)
Like everything else, they will get better & cheaper as time goes on. Meantime, do what I do: find someone who has a nice one and trade favors! My buddy was starting his 3D printing business and he came asking me if I had anything I needed designed & printed, to use at a trade show. I gave him my rough handmade prototype and he designed & printed several chassis, which I then assembled & did the electronics. A win-win!
JonM wrote: »
Nice little Trikes. is there a reason that they are not powered by the rear wheels?
erco wrote: »
I spotted this obviously 3D-printed EV charger holster on Ebay. I guess many people are trying to make their machines pay for themselves. https://www.ebay.com/itm/122801261007
WBA Consulting wrote: »
I haven't even scratched the surface of what I can do with my 75 watt Epilog Legend and its 24x36 bed.
Roy Eltham wrote: »
As for laser cutters, I REALLY love my glowforge. However, I can't imagine not having both the laser and the 3d printer!