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How good can a $100 3D Printer be?

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Posted · Original PosterOP

Just how bad can a $95 3D printer be? Well, its actually... not as bad as we thought?

 

 

 

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How much more does it cost with the fan hack?  It sounds like it might improve things a lot.


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Well I am happy with my ender 3


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Will you use this (or the Ultimaker) to follow up the abysmal Logitech G305 video by 3D-printing a honeycomb shell to reduce the weight even further rather than just swapping out the battery?

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Stupid question but will pointing a computer fan(or something) at it while it's printing help with cooling and improve quality? If the "smearing" issue can be fixed with some DIY it would be an incredible bang for your buck printer.

 

42 minutes ago, sub68 said:

LINUS DON'T MAKE BATH TOYS WITH PLA ITS VERY TOXIC ONCE IN WATER

A quick googling says that is mostly BS.


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44 minutes ago, sub68 said:

LINUS DON'T MAKE BATH TOYS WITH PLA ITS VERY TOXIC ONCE IN WATER

that completly logical when you look at the things it is made out of who is so stupid not to know that plant based stuff pure toxins are

 

that its food safe makes it completly toxic with water

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1 hour ago, sub68 said:

LINUS DON'T MAKE BATH TOYS WITH PLA ITS VERY TOXIC ONCE IN WATER

You know this Linus person well to know his bath time preferences it would seem


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38 minutes ago, Progressor said:

Stupid question but will pointing a computer fan(or something) at it while it's printing help with cooling and improve quality? If the "smearing" issue can be fixed with some DIY it would be an incredible bang for your buck printer.

 

A quick googling says that is mostly BS.

Google covers bath time preferences on random people?  It’s possible I suppose.  Not cheap info though.


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I really appreciate your work you people, but HEY you really can teach people who can print USEFUL OBJECTS against coronavirus threat, like mask , and all staff . In Spain open source movement is giving a hand on that, donating diy products to hospitals because they are runninng out of them. 

 

Face Mask with Cotton Pad Filter https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:4228729

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4 hours ago, ColinLTT said:

Just how bad can a $95 3D printer be? Well, its actually... not as bad as we thought?

 

 

 

Buy Easythreed printers
On Amazon (PAID LINK): https://geni.us/easythreed
On Banggood: https://geni.us/easythreedx1

Buy Monoprice Select Mini
On Amazon (PAID LINK): https://geni.us/DBFDeA
On Newegg (PAID LINK): https://geni.us/8EUt

Buy Prusa Mini
Direct from Prusa3D: https://lmg.gg/QSS08

Buy 3D printer filament 
On Amazon (PAID LINK): https://geni.us/WMXv0A
On Newegg (PAID LINK): https://geni.us/175PLApro

The one place ltt shouldent go ED printers they have little knolage or authority and should instead refer to the smaller channels who that is their dedicated thing.

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4 hours ago, Progressor said:

Stupid question but will pointing a computer fan(or something) at it while it's printing help with cooling and improve quality? If the "smearing" issue can be fixed with some DIY it would be an incredible bang for your buck printer.

A fan with duct aiming at the nozzle should help after first few layers are done without the fan on (allows the first few starting layers to bond well and stick to the bed).  Would be interesting to see what a basic fan mod with duct add-on could do.  Though, at that point, probably best to just nab something like an Ender 3 during a sale.


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4 hours ago, The Procrastinator 7715 said:

The one place ltt shouldent go ED printers they have little knolage or authority and should instead refer to the smaller channels who that is their dedicated thing.

I've owned and used FDM printers for 7 years, and am currently running a 30 printer farm making PPE. 

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2 hours ago, ColinLTT said:

I've owned and used FDM printers for 7 years, and am currently running a 30 printer farm making PPE. 

When more 3d printer reviews

 

should make a best <$300 i3 clone

 

and best giant printer. love my CR10S5


I edit my posts a lot, Twitter is @LordStreetguru just don't ask PC questions there mostly...
 

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What is your budget/country for your new PC?

 

what monitor resolution/refresh rate?

 

What games or other software do you need to run?

 

 

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Irrelevant to the thread but something that I've been wondering. What's up with your video titles not mentioning the product the video is about? I get the catchy titles makes it more likely for your subscribers to check the video but aren't you losing views by not mentioning the product? For example searching for "Easythreed X1 Mini 3D Printer" in google/youtube doesn't show your video anywhere in the results.


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14 hours ago, sub68 said:

LINUS DON'T MAKE BATH TOYS WITH PLA ITS VERY TOXIC ONCE IN WATER

I hope this is a joke.


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May I ask to review the Prusa i3? It can print up to 4 filaments and has various other features that the ultimaker does not have.

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8 hours ago, yoyDIY said:

May I ask to review the Prusa i3? It can print up to 4 filaments and has various other features that the ultimaker does not have.

You asking about the Prusa i3 MK3S model?

 

I have one.  So far, only done PLA filament (Prusa brand).  Planning to give a go with PETG this week.  Then I have some Zyltech brand PLA I will be trying out on the printer as well.

 

Personally, the quality at stock is nice.


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On 4/5/2020 at 5:28 AM, WereCatf said:

I hope this is a joke.

 

On 4/4/2020 at 4:46 PM, Bombastinator said:

You know this Linus person well to know his bath time preferences it would seem

 

On 4/4/2020 at 4:13 PM, maxdei said:

that completly logical when you look at the things it is made out of who is so stupid not to know that plant based stuff pure toxins are

 

that its food safe makes it completly toxic with water

 

On 4/4/2020 at 4:09 PM, Progressor said:

Stupid question but will pointing a computer fan(or something) at it while it's printing help with cooling and improve quality? If the "smearing" issue can be fixed with some DIY it would be an incredible bang for your buck printer.

 

A quick googling says that is mostly BS.

I am a idiot people my friend probably told it as a joke

and I am so sorry

 


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8 hours ago, sub68 said:

 

 

 

I am a idiot people my friend probably told it as a joke

and I am so sorry

 

Huh?  That seemed clear.  My reply was joking as well.


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On 4/5/2020 at 5:23 AM, ColinLTT said:

I've owned and used FDM printers for 7 years, and am currently running a 30 printer farm making PPE. 

While I dont agree with The Procrastinator 7715 he does have a point only no reference was made to your credentials only a quick mention half way through the video. Obviously this is a LTT problem having many writers, camera workers and editors only credited for a few frames after the sponsor spot when the video has ended.

 

I decided to buy one of these but opted for the easythreed store on aliexpress to the uk as better price than your links. My issue is the video you wrote makes references to a part cooling fan multiple times and heated bed mod but doesnt actually test or provide links. The fan is only a £3 25mm fan and small print unless you order direct from easythreed. There's also reference to a heated bed mod in the video but no links or reference where to find details on this mod which could allow ABS printing.

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