[tog] 3d prunter

Noel Bourke cros13 at cros13.net
Sat Sep 29 20:00:48 IST 2012


another thread O.o

On Sat, Sep 29, 2012 at 7:58 PM, Philip Ashmore
<contact at philipashmore.com> wrote:
> On 29/09/12 13:27, Dave Head wrote:
>>
>>
>> Hey Philip
>>
>> Not 100% on how to reply to the tog emails.
>>
> Just send your reply (like I'm doing here) direct to the list email address.
>>
>>
>> But I do have a 3d printer if yer needed something printed.
>>
>> It's an ultimaker printer.
>>
>> Cheers
>> Dave
>>
> Thanks for the offer!
>
> A few things you should do when making such an offer
>  - quote a price
>    You may get many requests, so factor in
>    - the cost of materials
>    - your time and expertise
>    - cost of electricity
>    - wear and tear on the printer
>  - set a limit on the number of prints you do for others (unless it's your
> business!)
>  - make it clear what the result will be like
>    - precision - is there a precision/speed trade-off?
>    - can different materials be used?
>      Maybe some materials are harder, quicker to print, different colours
> etc.
>    - photos or videos of previous prints - even bring some along to the next
> tog!
>    - physical limitations - can it do overhangs? Struts?
>
> Just add any comments in-line and email it to the list.
>
> Regards,
> Philip
>
>
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