Meet The Buccaneer: a $447 3D printer on Kickstarter by Pirate3D

Rick

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A kickstarter project by the cheekily-named Pirate3D is offering "The Buccaneer", its very own 3D printing device, for a mere $447 ($397 pledge + $50 S/H). This is far less than commercially available alternatives, but boasts specs on par with...

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St1ckM4n

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Good price.

Typo: printers will [ship] between the end of 2013 and the first half of 2014.
 

WillemVanVliet

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"a minimalistic brushed-aluminum box that looks like it was left behind by visitors from the future."
Or the same design as the Apple G4 Cube from the year 2000.

Nevertheless: It looks good. Can't wait to see how this turns out!
 

Dj23

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This is promising and all, but unless I've misread the small print somewhere, you have to create the design using their tools. I would need to be able to export from software such as Solidworks if I was to get a 3D printer. Looks like I'm back to using 3rd parties for my prototyping.