$300 3D printers are apparently all that people are asking about in the Facebook groups so I thought I would write this up to stop having to repeat myself Word of warning, all of these printers have caveats, downsides, compromises, and limitations! You are basically trading money you saved for additional time spent, and potentially, […]
The Wanhao Duplicator i3 Prusa style printer is my second favourite, and most-used, printer out of my entire collection. As a budget, pre-built printer, it is the printer I have recommended most. Out of the box it is a good printer, but with a bit of effort and a few dollars you can make it […]
One of the reasons Prusa Mk2 and Lulzbot printers are so reliable is they have a special PEI surface to print on. In my experience it is one of the best print surfaces, needing no glue for PLA or ABS. So why should other printers miss out? Well, if your bed is smaller than 254 […]
Printing the Warpinator 5000 on Wanhao Di3. Can you print ABS without warping using only glue stick to hold it down?
If you are 3d printing with ABS you can find it warps, cracks, and misbehaves unless you can maintain constant temperatures. Do you need to spend a fortune? No! Everything you need is at IKEA …
In part 3 of this series we share the best 3d printers for budget, beginners/class room, and prosumer to help you decide which 3d printer to buy.