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Last edit: 29.Sep.2013, 12:38h

3d print close up

Many people wonder about how a 3d printed object from an affordable 3d printer will look. How neatly is the surface, how clean does it look? I am trying to give an answer to that today. The object below is a jewellery piece for a friend I produced with my Makerbot Replicator 2. Image 1: ...
 
Last edit: 29.Jun.2013, 17:33h

My Extruder Updates

Over the last few weeks I have modified the extruder of my Makerbot Replicator 2 to make it much more effective and reliable. Before I had from time to time problems that the print was cancelled inbetween, but now it is working much better. That is partly the case because there is a new firmware for ...
 
Last edit: 25.Jun.2013, 23:19h

Makerbot and StataSys

A few days ago there was an entry in the blog of Makerbot which proved the rumors: Makerbot is now a part of StataSys. Makerbot will continue to work as a separat unit and still focus on the consumer market. I see it with mixed feelings: On one hand it is a big chance: Now Makerbot can use ...
 
Last edit: 11.Jun.2013, 00:41h

Makerbot Replicator 2: Problems and their solutions

I have my Makerbot Replicator 2 for a few month now and want to tell you about the problems I had with it as well as how I solved them. The Makerbot is not a product you would buy from HP or some other manufacturer producing for the mass market. It is even with the Replicator 2 a product for people ...
 
Last edit: 20.May.2013, 21:44h

The small guide for accessories for 3d printers

Whomever is thinking about getting a 3d printer like the Makerbot Replicator 2 should be aware about accessories needed for it: What will you need beside a 3d printer? A Makerbot Replicator 2 is fully functional when it is shipped to you. But sooner or later you will have to buy some consumable ...
 
Last edit: 30.Dec.2012, 03:02h

My Makerbot Replicator 2 at work

Here is a video I captured with my cell phone (because of that the shaking camera) to show you how my makerbot works with a larger object with a spool from Plastic2Print and a special spoolholder for that. The file for Makerware to print the spoolholder can be found here: You may find it interesting ...
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