reviews

The True Cost of Running a Desktop 3D Printer

December 7, 2017

Whenever I show my latest 3D prints to people, the one question they always ask me is “How much did this cost to make?” My answer is usually along the lines of “I’m not sure and I’m not worried because I’m going to make it anyway”. This is a good question and my answer is […]

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Who Else Wants to Test Print My 3D Printed RC Land Yacht?

August 9, 2017

I’m going to keep this blog post short and sweet, but my 3D Printed RC Land Yacht Project is now available for test printing! Should you want to be one of the first people (or even THE first person) to 3D print and build it, then all of .STL files are here for you to Download Now […]

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ABS vs PLA – How to Choose the Right Filament

March 13, 2017

If you know a little about 3D printing you’ll probably be aware that FDM 3D printers can use a number of different plastic types. FDM 3D printers work by extruding melted thermoplastic in order to build up 3D objects one layer at a time. Many different types of plastic are available for 3D printing but […]

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Book Review: 3D Printing 3rd Edition – Christopher Barnatt

January 16, 2017

In April 2014 I reviewed the First Edition of Christopher Barnatts 3D Printing book and in October of the same year I reviewed the Second Edition. The second edition was a major update and now, in early 2017, I’ve just read the third edition which is another major update. This latest edition was released in late […]

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New MakerBot Replicator+ Promises Bigger, Faster 3D Prints

December 13, 2016

MakerBot has come up with a new and better upgrade to its initial version of 3D printers – the MakerBot Replicator+. The outstanding features and capabilities of this printer have literally took it to a whole new level. Some of the key benefits that stand out with the Replicator+ include advanced print speed, print volume […]

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Slash 3D Printer is 50 Times Faster Than Your FFF Printer

June 12, 2016

The new 3D printers introduced into the market today can almost make you regret ever having spent a dime on any of the standard desktop 3D printers. Take the Slash 3D printer for example. This printer can print 3D models 50 times faster than the typical FFF 3D printer! Produced by UNIZ, a 3D startup […]

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