#5 - Getting Started with 3D Printing

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We are back!

After an unexpected hiatus (details inside) the SimGeeks take on a topic they are both extremely passionate about... 3D Printing! What printer should you buy, how does it work, is it expensive, what materials do you need, where do you find printable files? It's all here in our longest episode yet. So grab a beverage and settle in or maybe jump in your car for a nice sunset cruise while the Sim Geeks answer your 3D printing questions.

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  • Where to get files:
    • Thingiverse.com,
    • https://3dprint.nih.gov/ 3d National institute of health print exchange (Thank you Megan @ St. Lukes!)
    • https://www.embodi3d.com/ (Again Thank you Megan)
    • Polyunity.com - Saw Polyunity at IMSH. interesting startup
    • My Mini Factory - Fun stuff/gaming
    • Make your own, ETC

Printing Problems links-

https://www.simplify3d.com/support/print-quality-troubleshooting/

https://all3dp.com/1/common-3d-printing-problems-troubleshooting-3d-printer-issues/

https://rigid.ink/pages/ultimate-troubleshooting-guide

https://www.matterhackers.com/articles/3d-printer-troubleshooting-guide

Filament Guides:

https://www.makerbot.com/stories/design/3d-printing-materials/ (Thank you Dan Robinson!)

https://www.matterhackers.com/3d-printer-filament-compare

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