Guides

Guide: How to Make a Filament Dryer for $30

When it comes to 3D printing, I am notorious for leaving my filament exposed to the environment. With rolls left out for weeks (sometimes months) at a time, they start to absorb moisture from the air and ruin the print quality, long before I ever decide to use them again. This is where the Filament… Continue reading Guide: How to Make a Filament Dryer for $30

Guides

Guide: How to Assemble the Creality Ender-3

Following the immense success of the CR-10, Creality has once again outdone themselves with the new Ender-3. Taking notes from its big brother, this budget friendly machine is nearly identical in many regards, with small yet effective design changes to meet a lower price point. Review: The Creality Ender 3 (3D Printer Kit) Despite the… Continue reading Guide: How to Assemble the Creality Ender-3

News

RepRap Champion reopens as Gulfcoast Robotics

As many have noticed by now, the RepRap Champion website vanished in February without a trace. Being one of the largest parts suppliers for the 3D Printing community and manufacturing a range of custom products, this unexpected disappearance came as quite a surprise. Over the past several weeks, rumors have circulated as to the company’s future… Continue reading RepRap Champion reopens as Gulfcoast Robotics

Contests

RepRap Champion’s Christmas Giveaway (Finished)

I am excited to announce the first annual Let’s Print 3D Christmas contest, made possible by our friends at RepRap Champion. They have contributed (3) fantastic prize packages to give away for the holidays, making sure there is something available for everyone! RepRap Champion stocks hundreds of 3D Printer parts, including many custom products tailored to… Continue reading RepRap Champion’s Christmas Giveaway (Finished)

Guides

Guide: How to Upgrade the Y-Carriage Plate (Anet A8)

One of the most frequent problems that new owners face is difficulty when leveling the bed. Given the low price point, 3D Printer companies often cut corners in manufacturing that can affect the overall quality of parts. The Y-Carriage plate is an essential piece of these machines, yet it is no exception to such issues,… Continue reading Guide: How to Upgrade the Y-Carriage Plate (Anet A8)

Reviews

Review: The BIQU Magician 3D Printer

Having never owned a Delta 3D Printer before, I was not sure what to expect from the BIQU Magician. While the machine design looked quite solid, I am rather preferential to Cartesian printers with a large build volume. Impressed by several of the more unique features though, especially at the low price point, it is… Continue reading Review: The BIQU Magician 3D Printer