[olug] [OT] The 3D PRINTER

Aric Aasgaard aric at omahax.com
Sun Jul 10 17:32:54 UTC 2011

Use it to make a sand cast form and you can make the stuff into metal.  If you can't think of anything to make out of metal I don't know what to tell you.

Will Langford <unfies at gmail.com> wrote:

>I've kinda checked in on reprap / makerbot stuff over the years.  They
>really didn't have a fine enough bead for anything I might have had a use
>for.  Then again, anything I might want would be better injection molded.
>3D printers are cool, sure ... but... can you actually think of any use for
>any of the current gen printers ?
>If anyone does their own hardware projects (ground up pcb design and such),
>then a 3D printer might have more of a use.
>I can't think of a single practical application for one ... at least, not
>for me.  Maybe if I designed some kind of add on piece of equipment for my
>hand loading bullet press, but that'd be about it.
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