Anyone any experience with 3D printers? (1 Viewer)

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My dad is 80 this month. My brother wants to buy him a tree for his birthday. I want to get him a 3D printer. Anyone experience with one?

He's pretty tech savvy (has built computers in the past). Can I get a decent one for €400-€500 (we're all chipping in)? Any pointers? Ta.
 

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My dad is 80 this month. My brother wants to buy him a tree for his birthday. I want to get him a 3D printer. Anyone experience with one?

He's pretty tech savvy (has built computers in the past). Can I get a decent one for €400-€500 (we're all chipping in)? Any pointers? Ta.
I can confirm trees are pretty great. Don’t know anything about 3D printers.
 

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My dad is 80 this month. My brother wants to buy him a tree for his birthday. I want to get him a 3D printer. Anyone experience with one?

He's pretty tech savvy (has built computers in the past). Can I get a decent one for €400-€500 (we're all chipping in)? Any pointers? Ta.
A friend of mine does the 3d printing in Hackett's, he's a good egg. He says most people (his words) get him to print the parts for a 3d printer kit, and go home and make it themselves. No idea about the ins and outs of this, but it's something I'd love to do, might be useful information for you...
P.S. I owe you an email!
 

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A friend of mine does the 3d printing in Hackett's, he's a good egg. He says most people (his words) get him to print the parts for a 3d printer kit, and go home and make it themselves. No idea about the ins and outs of this, but it's something I'd love to do, might be useful information for you...
P.S. I owe you an email!
Thanks, I know Hackett's well through the day job. (Speaking of which, I might have another for you down Kilkenny way. Check your inbox soon.)
 

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