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Old May 18, 2009, 11:18 PM
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Some pics from a rapid prototyping show I attended for work. The technology for this area of manufacturing is amazing and it is a truly satisfying business for modelers to be involved in.
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Old May 18, 2009, 11:42 PM
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I'd like to give the turtle to the unmanned program office at the FAA
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Old May 19, 2009, 12:47 AM
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Wow, I have not kept up in the past couple of years. Like most tech now a days, this just advances by leaps and bounds.

Great examples, and thank you for sharing.

Wow! (from an acient 1/2 century past)

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Old May 19, 2009, 08:10 AM
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Will be nice when more of this filters down to the consumer level... or even serious-enthusiast. Still, for now I'm waiting for laser cutters to become somewhat more commodity (eg, $1000 or so, instead of $10,000).

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Old May 19, 2009, 03:49 PM
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Roland had some nice little desk-top CNC machines starting at around $3500 at the show. I was drooling over those. www.rolanddga.com/asd/products/scanners/MDX15/
The 3D printers are amazing and becoming practical in making parts but the price per piece is still high so making a silicone mold off of a part and casting with urethane is still a popular way to go.
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