thank you all. U guys are giving me some really good insight on 3d printers. I am a disabled vet and my budget is 1400 USD for a kit. I want to make some uav parts. prototype a couple vertical windmill designs. play around with my electronics and cars. So, as a starting point where do I get the best bang for the busk? ...Makerbot??? Reprap?? something else??
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