Monthly Archives: February 2010

Good deals for cranky robots.

We all have stuff that we have to buy to feed our machines, and there are some really good places to buy the stuff. Just wanted to call out a few of them. Kapton Tape 8mm apton Tape at Deal … Continue reading

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Parifin Wax Soak for RP parts.

While playing around with some of my Mendel parts, I came across the most fun way to make SUPER dense parts that are also quick to print. I hadn’t posting anything about it because I thought it was a little … Continue reading

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Pricing the Mini Mendel

I will be going ahead with both my Mini (M3) Mendel, and my M4 Mendel in parallel. So I figured I would do some US costing for a Mini Mendel vs it’s M4 big brother. Just a reminder the M3 … Continue reading

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Reviving the Ponoko Darwin

Given all the growing interest in RepRap style printers, is there interest in restarting development of the Ponoko Darwin development? See it here I am trying to talk one of the RepRap parts suppliers into offering the lasercut parts for … Continue reading

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Shattered Plastruder, hello Epoxy

It’s been an interesting few week. Finally got my Makergear heater barrel together (LOVE IT!), and the Makergear thermistor/ring terminal hack together. I managed to rebuild my barrel 4 times in 1 night, without killing any thermistors or nichrome, this … Continue reading

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