Shoot-Out: Which hair spray is better? Aquanet Vs. got2b.

Hair spray is very useful in 3D printing but is one bran better than another. I recently read a forum post on using hairspray to make print stick better to 3D printer printing plates.  One of the posters swore by Schwarzkopf got2b Glued hairspray.  I have used Aquanet hairspray but I have never used this brand.  READ MORE

Review: Super Lube 51004 Synthetic Oil with PTFE.

Need lubrication? Super Lube to the rescue. One challenge in 3d printing is lubrication. This challenge can be an increasing problem as the printer ages. I bought this product to lube my Prusa printers. My oldest printer is beginning to make a lot of noise and it is 3 years old. I also started to READ MORE

Review: Sovol 3D Sealed Vacuum Storage Kit

Sovol 3D Sealed Vacuum Storage Kit: High-Quality Filament Storage Option This system works great for storing filament and have a one-way valve for removing the air that looks like it’s just a sticker but holds the vacuum just fine.  Almost all filament is hygroscopic, so if you 3d print and don’t have a dry cabinet/room READ MORE

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

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