Prusa Mini Clone, Part 3: The Build

A quality printer is easy to build. I have to build many printers and the challenge of a top-quality printer starts with the build.  Good manufacturers have easy to follow the documentation that starts with written instruction and expands to videos as makers build their own kits.  I encourage anyone who plans to buy this READ MORE

Review: Duramic PLA

Duramic PLA: A top-quality PLA filament that is less glossy This company appears to be a new kid on the block, but don’t be fooled by the fact that this is essentially a brand new company. This company has arguably the cheapest quality PLA filament on Amazon. Their website is still not set up on READ MORE

Prusa Mini Clone, Part 2: The Parts

A printer is a sum of its part…Quality is the key to success. Shortly before I made the purchase, I reviewed several online communities such as Discord, Facebook, and Reddit. A lot of folks in those groups were not very happy with their Clone Prusa Minis. It made me very concerned about making a purchase. READ MORE

Prusa Mini Clone From China

The background or The Why Ok, I have gone and done it.  I purchased a Prusa Mini and now I have committed sacrilege and purchased a clone.  I built it and I am posting my experiences here.  So, why did I buy it?  I wanted to know if they actually work and if they were worth the READ MORE

Prusa Mini Print Surface Shootout: Match 2

Match 2: BCAMD TXT Gold vs Ultrastik TXT Based on my own experiences, I would expect Ultrastik to be superior.  I have three of these for my MK3S printers and I absolutely love them.  They stick very well and the prints are easy to remove.  They also create a fantastic textured first layer.  The Ultrastik is a READ MORE

Prusa Mini Print Surface Shootout: Match 1

Match 1: Prusa Textured vs. TriangleLabs Textured Based on history, I would expect Prusa to wipe the mat with this Chinese cloned bum,  The Prusa Textured is well-loved by the owner of Prusa printers.  It started out on the MK3S and I fell in love instantly.  It is easy to get the first layer and READ MORE

Review: Layerneer Bed Weld

Difficult to stick prints?  Look no further than Layerneer. Layerneer Bed Weld Layerneer could be the perfect bed adhesive.  I have been a staunch supporter of this product for about a year.   Layerneer has been a common topic on 3D printing forums.  It has its supporters, and this that do not think you should use it. READ MORE

The Prusa Mini Print Surface Sheet: The into

The introduction to a grand test. Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Ut elit tellus, luctus nec ullamcorper mattis, pulvinar dapibus leo. Ok, I sort for did this for the MK3S.  I have acquired a number of print surfaces to test.  We all know the Smooth Stick PEI and Textured from Prusa.  I READ MORE

Review: SKR Mini E3 with TFT Display

SKR Mini E3 with TFT Display An alternative to the Creality Board that is affordable and easy to install.  Company: Big Tree Tech is a company that sells 3d printer parts. They are located in Shenzhen City, Guangdong Province, China. Products: Big Tree Tech produces quite a few items. They make and sell quite a READ MORE