Makerbot Replicator

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Before you consider buying a MakerBot Replicator 3D printer, ask first why you might want it. Making plastic doodads can be fun, but the novelty will fade, particularly once you discover how challenging it can be to achieve certain prints. If you want a 3D printer to experiment with, or for a professional environment where color isn’t crucial, the value of the $1,999 Replicator’s dual-extruder head could also be hard to justify. And yet, if I weren’t concerned with price, and if I had the time to master the software,…read more