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    Technical Modeling
    Discussing techniques for using 3D printers, laser cutters, CNC machines, and other computer-driven modeling tools
    Affordable SLA Printing
    With 3d printing, one process is great for one preferred outcome, another for another. 
     
    FDM (Fused Deposition Modeling) is great for larger parts requiring lower fidelity and cost, and this is what most home-use 3d printers are. I have one, an...  more
    Prusa Offers a printer For The Masses!
    Jim, I will echo what Eric and Joe said about Prusa 3D printers. I have the Prusa MK2.5S and love it. I’ve had it for about 3 years and have had no issues. I bought the kit and built the printer myself and it was quite easy to put together. As Joe m...  more
    3d printed 40' Intermodal container
    Pete Lassen said:
    are you going to be selling them?
    I currently don't sell any of my designs.  I just share them for anyone who has a 3d printer.  I've enable the printing apps on the Thingiverse page so you can get a 3rd party to print the...  more
    WP&Y GE90
    Pete Thornton said:
    After several requests we've decide to produce this model also in scale 1/20.3.
    They must be making the plastic body on a 3D printer.
    Just to continue the speculation . .   This is made in the Netherlands for a European and U...  more
    WP&Y GE90
    After several requests we've decide to produce this model also in scale 1/20.3.
    They must be making the plastic body on a 3D printer.
     
     
    Experiments in 3d printing
    One of our esteemed members had an extra 3D printer lying around, and made me an offer I couldnt refuse, so I became the proud owner of a Qidi 3d printer.  One of the smaller ones, but big enough for what I want to use it for, I think.
     
    Anyway,...  more
    3d printing a flatcar
    keep us posted Dick. 
    signed
    another 3d printer nut
    3d printed EOT Device
    Bill, these things are found on Thingiverse.com, and can be printed for free if you have access to a 3D printer at your library or community college.  You could also have it printed by someone who owns a 3D printer.  It's almost become a cottage...  more
    3d printed EOT Device
    And for those of us without access to a 3D printer, how much for a couple of those housings?