Neoseeker : News : Why buy a 2-D printer when you can get a 3-D printer?
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The Slayer May 8, 07
I use a 3-D printer in my CAD Drafting class... It dosnt fit on a desktop or anything,... its about 3' wide, 4' deep, and around 6' high. All it does is take a string of plastic, heat it, and make a mold out of it. Its still pretty cool that something like this could actually become available to any home user soon.
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Shadow of Death May 8, 07
Well ummm (to the article writer), you can't print off anything complex, or anything...it would be a solid replica of whatever you're printing...you could print out individual parts that can be assembled I supposes...and in some years, perhaps more complex machinery could be 'printed'....but think about the materials being used to make the items...you can't print off, say a knife or Katana (assuming they eventually allow people to print of larger items) and expect it to hold it's own in a battle...its only Nylon and polymers and stuff...

But still, given time and R & D, this could develop into something very cool
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Guest May 11, 07
I will print out a hooker as soon as I get one of these.
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iamjoe56 May 12, 07
lol. just imagin what would happen to the internet pornagraphy industry! damn!
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