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"cheapo" 3d printer - what is worth the money?
#1
Hello all 3d printing experts/enthusiasts,

i've been thinking about getting 3d printer for a long time... as there is a gazilion of items i "could" make (especially ideas for quad /asg mounts and missing parts)
the problem im facing is that currently there is ... 12387198361825327634 models on the market and i havent got a clue which is poor which is good.

- i don't want professional grade (i've read how much costed the Oscar one... and this is our of my reach)
- i want to find something decent at reasonable money
- i want to print in decent materials (i've read that there are some strong not expensive ones)
- at this moment i don't care that much about perfect finish (ofcourse it would be nice)
- i've read that heatbed + cooling the nozzle is a must
- small form factor ( i can have smaller print area i can't spend a room for a printer)

i have 0 knowledge on existing 3d printers, this is why i ask for help not to spend the money on a Poop

beside BG and Gearbest i've seen printers being recommended as so:
https://www.monoprice.com/product?p_id=15365

so almighty power of forum please share what is decent on the market withing a decent price
All the best
Grzesiek (Grisha/ Greg)

Curently flyable: Nox 5, Nox 3
Bench / in progres: ZMRX(scrap build)
thinking about building: 450
#2
add "- I want to print in TPU" (flexible stuff, great for soft mounts)
Find me on Youtube and Instagram. I currently fly: NOX5, NOX5RAirblade Assault 130 and drive a scrap RC car
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#3
Any "inexpensive" printer can probably be made to print extremely well by upgrading a few key parts (extruder, hot end, etc). If you don't want to go the full DIY route, at least pick a "ready-to-go" printer with a large, active community forum. (Many of these fora are hosted at reprap.org). That way, if you run into problems, or want to upgrade parts, you can benefit from someone who has already done it (much like here).

Check out Tom Sanladerer's you tube channel for reviews of a wide range of printers (and upgrades).
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#4
I too have been wondering this.
But I have spent more time researching fpv quads lol.

Any good models that people here have owned/used?
Fly. Crash. Learn. Reapeat!
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#5
subscribed to this thread, I have already been thinking about building a 2nd printer Smile
A better FPV'er than LOS'er :) -- My Fleet
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