Customs: Matrix printer promises 3d printing at 2d prices

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  1. Napjr

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    Yeah, this has only been a matter of time. 'Tis cool, though! :thumb 
     
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    This is something I'd totally buy if it were available at a reasonable price
     
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    If only I had 22,000 dollarinos lying around.
     
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    my only concern is that it is made out of paper, so how durable would it be?
     
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    process Hanlon's razor Veteran TFW2005 Supporter

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    For prototyping purposes, strong enough. Don't underestimate fibrous materials. :wink: 
     
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    I suspect not strong enough for repeated use on a toy, but more than strong enough to make a mold of the part and recast it.
     
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    batcam11 SHINIGAMI CHOP!!!

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    i would buy it directly when its is here i mean thats a awesome thing
     
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    Hope you have $5,000 to $10,000........
     
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    It's around $22,000.
     
  11. Zildjian

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    Not for a residential owner..... they want to make it around the $10,000 range in 2 years, and $5,000 in 5 years.
     
  12. Napjr

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    But keep in mind these could be more affordable to local print shops or something similar so you only would need to make the model and go there!
     
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    Definitely the next major step in rapid prototyping us hobbyists have all been waiting for!

    I better start learning 3D modelling ;) 

    D/L
     

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