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TinkerCAD was my first steps into 3D design. It works well enough for simple stuff, but in the end the fact that I can't get the source code for my designs made me start examining alternatives.
 
If you have a 3D printer, it is a good bet you’ve at least seen or heard of Tinkercad. There’s pros and cons to doing your design in a Web browser, but Tinkercad is very easy to use and great for making simple objects. However, there are other 3D object…
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Anything that encourages students to get involved with STEM is a worthwhile pursuit, and this seems like a great idea.
 
Free Printr parts for kids.

One of the unfortunate side effects of designing dozens of printers, constantly upgrading them and iterating wildly is I am left with a huge pile of retired parts I can not sell.

Solution: give them away to kids who are short on finds but long on design skills and passion.

Problem: finding them.
Second problem: getting them to realize free means no support ;)

If this sounds like you and you are ok to work away at a crazy design without official customer support... Except for untold thousands of forum posts, documentation and community help... Then respond here.

Even teachers who want teach Design and 3d printing can respond.

I have no idea how I will check to see if you are for real, so be kind ;)

After getting about 100 pounds of retired parts together (for free) for a polite student that has convinced his teacher to let the whole class build 3d printers, I am inspired to arm more students or classes.

The bots that emerge will definitely be frankenbots, but the bones are all there. I have many more parts just taking up space and would love to give them a new home. I have old working versions of printrboards, used but working ceramic hotends, 12mm bars and bearing blocks, 12mm z blocks... Wires of odd lengths... The whole shebang.

If designing to order using my dumpster dives sounds fun- apply here. Not for the faint of heart, but I bet you will learn something.

I don't promise everything you need will be there, but everything you lack is out there. Somewhere.

I mentioned this to my customer support guy who almost fainted, but I'm doing it anyway. More 3d printer companies should do this! Bre Pettis once sent me a few hundred hotend parts from the retired cupcake to pass on to students.. That's the spirit!

So who is in?

All I ask is you publish the open source plans you come up with... Make it a RepRap... And post your results.

Crossing fingers... Holding breath...
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Well, probably time to go make a sandwich...
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sounds cool ! looking forward to it :)
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Very clever. I don't know how effective it would be in practice, but definitely a unique use for 3D printing technology. Being able to create cheap air filters of arbitrary size and shape could have some very obvious benefits.
Experimenting with a 3d printed air filter. To print this out use 0.35 extrusion width and 0.300 layer height. Have a nice and level bed. Wax free dental floss to make it easier to remove from print bed. Sliced with the Slic3r slicer. Make sure your slicer is not removing thin walls. ("detect thin walls" in Slic3r)
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Very cool, makes me want to build a Pi cluster.
 
Progress on a modular pi blade center. The chassis will join together on the long edge and lock together allowing you to add as many new blades as you want. Struggling with tolerances right now, but very close.
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It's been years since I used LILO, but I'd still hate to see it abandoned. I always preferred its straightforward setup compared to GRUB.
 
Sad news. LILO Bootloader to cease development. 
http://lilo.alioth.debian.org/
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I'm kind of obsessed with the Dream Chaser, and even though it has been somewhat derailed by not getting the commercial crew contract, I have high hopes for the vehicle going forward.

I found a 3D model of the vehicle online, tweaked it a bit, and printed it out this evening. I'm going to use this as practice for finishing 3D prints into more professional looking pieces.

After some sanding, priming, and painting, this should be a very nice scale model. Next step after that is doing it twice the size...
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Wish I lived in Denver...
 
New positions have been listed at https://system76.com/careers! If you're awesome and into hardware QA, or awesome and a master of scrum, come work at +System76. Seriously, it's awesome here. #techjobs #jobopening #scrum
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You can always relocate! ;)
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Had my eye one these for awhile now...
 
Printrbot “Ubis 13″ all metal hotends are now available! http://t.co/Ypcwuf3KUF
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I've always wanted a military style satellite antenna; this might be the closest I'll get to it. 
This is a re-design of the popular DIY UHF Satcom antenna which was published several years ago in the special interest magazine MONITORING TIMES. The so called „MT Omni X-wing“ antenna was designed for a fixed setup. My Re-design is more like the commercial antennas in use by the army. The antenna is mounted onto an ordinary camera tripod, instead of a fixed mesh ground reflector. The mesh is replaced by 6mm radials as reflector. The mounti...
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Been going to China Palace for over a decade, and it has always been a pleasure. This is some of the best Chinese food I've ever had, not just for the area, but in general. Specialties like their cheese wonton appetizer are a must have. The decor doesn't exactly impress, but it's certainly a real restaurant, not some takeout place with plastic booths. Whenever I'm in the area, I can't leave until I've stopped in at China Palace.
Food: ExcellentDecor: Very GoodService: Excellent
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Love the decor at Dublin, even if it is somewhat forced. Its crowded and loud, but that's the way a pub is supposed to be. Food is excellent, and service has always been great. Highly recommended.
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I have been to most of the Chinese take-out restaurants in the area, and I've been consistently impressed with Good Taste. They are always very fast and accurate with your order, and the food is much better than similarly priced establishments. Highly recommended.
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Everything at Dairy King is great, but you will pay dearly for it. Average price is about $6 for sundaes, but to be fair they are pretty big.
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Love the feel at the Wicket, but truth be told, some of the food isn't that great. Stick with soups, burgers, sandwiches, etc. Their attempts at more exotic dishes are hit or miss. Service is good as long as the place isn't too busy, but go on a holiday or when some special is in place, and you could end up with quite a wait.
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The food at the Chowder Hut is pretty good, nothing to get excited about but won't let you down either. biggest problem we had was the service, waiting 20 minutes for a cheeseburger is likely to put anyone in a bad mood.
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Excellent ambiance and food. I've been very happy with both their sushi and hibachi food, though prices seemed a bit high for the area.
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