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Caleb Kraft
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Re: what an odd boast
Caleb Kraft   9/12/2013 12:46:46 PM
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https://store.qu-bd.com 

 

looks like the dual extruder kit is $68

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Max The Magnificent   9/12/2013 12:43:23 PM
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@Caleb: Here's a cool new one capable of doing quad filament...

I don't see a link

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Max The Magnificent   9/12/2013 12:42:41 PM
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@caleb: Their goal was $5,000, they got $73,000. That is a success!


I mean, did they ever succeed commercially -- can I go out and buy one?

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Caleb Kraft   9/12/2013 12:40:12 PM
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Here's a cool new one capable of doing quad filament. Unfortunately I don't think they got enough coverage. They end soon and they're only half way there!

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Caleb Kraft   9/12/2013 12:37:10 PM
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Their goal was $5,000, they got $73,000. That is a success!

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Max The Magnificent   9/12/2013 12:15:00 PM
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@Caleb: I like the $100 dual haed upgrade for any printer -- how did that Kickstarter project turn out? Did they succeed?

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Caleb Kraft   9/12/2013 11:30:44 AM
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The dual heads. All over their site and twitter they keep saying their the first dual head. It looks like a decent affordable printer, but that kind of speak is just irritating. It is so far from being the first that it is silly.  

 

Find your strong points and brag. Maybe they're the cheapest? easiest to use? who knows. They're not the first though. 

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Max The Magnificent   9/12/2013 11:28:23 AM
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@Caleb: That is a peculiar feature for them to boast about. Makerbot and several reprap varieties have been doing this for years now.

What feature are you talking about? The dual heads or the inbuilt camera?

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Caleb Kraft   9/12/2013 11:27:09 AM
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Here are a few links for your personal amusement.

FFD dual head printer

Makerbot Replicator

Mbot dual head

 

How about a $100 dual head upgrade for any printer?

 

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what an odd boast
Caleb Kraft   9/12/2013 11:11:29 AM
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That is a peculiar feature for them to boast about. Makerbot and several reprap varieties have been doing this for years now. I think makerbot advertised being the first back when they made the thing-o-matic! Even then people had been doing it on repraps already.



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