EcoRenovator  

Go Back   EcoRenovator > Improvements > Appliances & Gadgets
Advanced Search
 


Blog Register 60+ Home Energy Saving Tips Recent Posts Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read


Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 01-25-18, 09:00 AM   #71
Administrator
 
Daox's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: Germantown, WI
Posts: 5,245
Thanks: 906
Thanked 338 Times in 273 Posts
Default

This is where I bought mine from. Ridiculously reasonable price.

https://www.lightinthebox.com/creali...ml?prm=1.5.1.1

__________________
Current project -
To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 0 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.



To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 0 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
&
To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 0 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
Daox is offline  
Digg this Post!Add Post to del.icio.usBookmark Post in TechnoratiTweet this Post!
Reply With Quote
Old 01-25-18, 11:45 AM   #72
Helper EcoRenovator
 
Join Date: Mar 2010
Location: South Jersey
Posts: 57
Thanks: 42
Thanked 17 Times in 11 Posts
Default

Just bought a Anet A8 as my first printer from lightinthebox last month and love it. Fast shipping and great price from them.
celblazer is offline  
Digg this Post!Add Post to del.icio.usBookmark Post in TechnoratiTweet this Post!
Reply With Quote
Old 01-26-18, 07:29 AM   #73
Administrator
 
Daox's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: Germantown, WI
Posts: 5,245
Thanks: 906
Thanked 338 Times in 273 Posts
Default

Nice! What kind of stuff have you been making?

I primarily use mine to make car parts.
__________________
Current project -
To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 0 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.



To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 0 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
&
To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 0 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
Daox is offline  
Digg this Post!Add Post to del.icio.usBookmark Post in TechnoratiTweet this Post!
Reply With Quote
Old 01-26-18, 10:13 AM   #74
Helper EcoRenovator
 
Join Date: Mar 2010
Location: South Jersey
Posts: 57
Thanks: 42
Thanked 17 Times in 11 Posts
Default

Fun stuff for the family, 3D heart puzzle, lego blocks with names, Yoda shot glasses as xmas gifts and printer upgrades. Last print was a whistle that works very well. Making a save the Unicorn game this weekend for my daughter. Last week we printed nail polish shelf brackets for her. She pulled up a chair and was mesmerized watching them print. She has a million Barbie things picked out to print. LOL

Want to try a lithograph.

Printer was fun to build. Didn't take much to get it dialed in. I just switched to a glass bed and need to get the first layer dialed in.
celblazer is offline  
Digg this Post!Add Post to del.icio.usBookmark Post in TechnoratiTweet this Post!
Reply With Quote
Old 02-12-18, 11:46 AM   #75
Administrator
 
Daox's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: Germantown, WI
Posts: 5,245
Thanks: 906
Thanked 338 Times in 273 Posts
Default

Sounds good. I just got mine up and running about a week or so ago. I LOVE the big print bed vs my old one, and I'm already trying out new materials. I have a 16 hour print that should have just finished an hour ago in PETG. Previously I pretty much exclusively made everything in ABS.

Here was my weekend project though. The curly pieces are legs. I printed out little leaves for it later on.

Attached Thumbnails
img_20180210_132859238_hdr-jpg  
__________________
Current project -
To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 0 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.



To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 0 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
&
To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 0 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
Daox is offline  
Digg this Post!Add Post to del.icio.usBookmark Post in TechnoratiTweet this Post!
Reply With Quote
Old 02-13-18, 11:36 AM   #76
Super Moderator
 
pinballlooking's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2013
Location: SC
Posts: 2,361
Thanks: 120
Thanked 431 Times in 348 Posts
Default

Is this VD day printing?

I think you will like PETG I have a 6.6 pound of it right now and have been printing a lot with it lately. PETG is very strong.

Bed 70 C print head 260 C this new roll I need to adjust the head temp down a little.
__________________
Current project Aquaponics system , Passive Solar Greenhouse build

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 0 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.

Solar Install 12.5 Kwh-
To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 0 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.

Mini Split installs -
To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 0 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.

EV Chevy Volt -
To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 0 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
pinballlooking is online now  
Digg this Post!Add Post to del.icio.usBookmark Post in TechnoratiTweet this Post!
Reply With Quote
Old 02-14-18, 12:08 PM   #77
Administrator
 
Daox's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: Germantown, WI
Posts: 5,245
Thanks: 906
Thanked 338 Times in 273 Posts
Default

Yep. I got it all assembled the other day. It turned out pretty good. I did have a heck of a time getting superglue to stick the pieces together though. I ended up going with a jewelry glue that my wife has used to make things with. Odd since my googling on gluing PLA (thats what that is) says that superglue works great.
__________________
Current project -
To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 0 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.



To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 0 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
&
To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 0 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
Daox is offline  
Digg this Post!Add Post to del.icio.usBookmark Post in TechnoratiTweet this Post!
Reply With Quote
Old 03-26-18, 10:08 PM   #78
Supreme EcoRenovator
 
NiHaoMike's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2008
Location: San Diego, CA
Posts: 1,042
Thanks: 6
Thanked 221 Times in 210 Posts
Default

Just put together my first 3D printer - a Prusa mk3 - last weekend. Now researching how to build a small HRV since it makes a bad smell when in use. (And that's just PLA, I read that ABS will stink far more...)
__________________
Allie Moore and I have a combined carbon footprint much smaller than that of one average American...
NiHaoMike is offline  
Digg this Post!Add Post to del.icio.usBookmark Post in TechnoratiTweet this Post!
Reply With Quote
Old 03-26-18, 10:38 PM   #79
Helper EcoRenovator
 
Join Date: Mar 2010
Location: South Jersey
Posts: 57
Thanks: 42
Thanked 17 Times in 11 Posts
Default

Hmm can't even smell PLA printing except for wood which smells great.

Some people say PLA can smell sweet from the corn/sugar plant used to make it but I never picked up any odor.

celblazer is offline  
Digg this Post!Add Post to del.icio.usBookmark Post in TechnoratiTweet this Post!
Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On



All times are GMT -5. The time now is 02:55 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.11
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, vBulletin Solutions Inc.
Content Relevant URLs by vBSEO
Ad Management by RedTyger
Inactive Reminders By Icora Web Design