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FREE 3D Printer Filament Sample!
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Found 1st FebFound 1st Feb
Try a FREE sample of ( rPLA, rPETg, or rABS ) 3D printer filament.
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Dave_dave698 h, 37 m ago

That means it will probably turn up at around the time my printer arrives …That means it will probably turn up at around the time my printer arrives from Gearbest


If you ordered it two months ago maybe
1kg PLA 1.75mm filament for 3D printing - Just £12.99 prime / £17.74 no prime @ Amazon
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Found 31st JanFound 31st Jan
Not many in stock, but such a great price for filament for your 3D printer! 5 colours to choose from Ash Grey Coal Black Pure White Ruby Red Sky Blue
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I've been using BQ filament for a few years now, never had any problems with the stuff. Generally pretty cheap and easy to get hold of.
Normally have a QR code on the side of the spool that gives you detailed breakdown on the spool sizes and tolerances.
Last delivery was a mix of the older packaging style and new, not sure if that means supply change though.
Got it! Thanks
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beanieboy1822 m ago

Only grey and white are 12.99


Check the other sellers... Still £12.99 from amazon
Only grey and white are 12.99
DeejayAJ1st Feb

Do you mind sharing that supplier? Cheers.


3DQF, I just received mine yesterday actually, so haven't tried it out yet, but it did come highly reccomended.
3D Printer Vouchers for all Popular Geabest Printers
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Found 18th JanFound 18th Jan
ANET A8 - £105.37 - Use code "A8KIDA" ANET E10 - £195.69 - Use code "ANET10" TEVO Tarantula - £127.95 - Use code "TEVOKIDA" TEVO Tornado - £233.33 - Use code "TORNADOS" … Read more
joer4562 h, 31 m ago

I have personally ordered 2 printers and a OnePlus 5 from Gearbest and …I have personally ordered 2 printers and a OnePlus 5 from Gearbest and never had to pay any customs


Thanks for the info.
The other thing is with an order from Chine - often these printers have a problem with faulty and missing parts. According to reviews the sellers are quick to acknowledge this and send parts. But, I don’t want to wait 6 weeks for a replacement part from China, and have a part built printer hanging around
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MRGRINGO8 m ago

And not get shafted with import tax by buying from a UK based …And not get shafted with import tax by buying from a UK based company.Honestly how gearbest deals are allowed?If it's Amazon you have to quote the prime price and delivery charge for non members.Yet the gearbest deals don't have to include an estimated import tax which you're legally obliged to pay.


If it's of a concern you can calculate what you might have to pay here: gov.uk/goo…uty
However, I have never had to pay on any of the items I purchased
CDR26 m ago

I've been waiting 6 weeks for once parcel and over 4 weeks for my Anet …I've been waiting 6 weeks for once parcel and over 4 weeks for my Anet a8.As long as your happy to order and wait up to 2.5 months for your order go for it. (My a8 I got for £95). However for the small price difference of £15-20 you can get them off eBay or Amazon and shipped from the UK within days


And not get shafted with import tax by buying from a UK based company.

Honestly how gearbest deals are allowed?
If it's Amazon you have to quote the prime price and delivery charge for non members.
Yet the gearbest deals don't have to include an estimated import tax which you're legally obliged to pay.
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Sambat6 m ago

I was looking at the Tevo Tarantula which is £80 cheaper than UK …I was looking at the Tevo Tarantula which is £80 cheaper than UK prices.Even though dealing with China, and possibly Customs puts me off.


I have personally ordered 2 printers and a OnePlus 5 from Gearbest and never had to pay any customs
I was looking at the Tevo Tarantula which is £80 cheaper than UK prices.
Even though dealing with China, and possibly Customs puts me off.
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Anet A8 Desktop 3D Printer £108.38 at  GearBest
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Found 17th JanFound 17th Jan
The reviews are good and the price seems excellent. I've had no problems with GearBest in the past so am sorely tempted by this one. Some features according to the accompanying b… Read more
KeepForgettingPassword11 h, 42 m ago

It makes stuff to a reasonable quality out of the box, but upgrading some …It makes stuff to a reasonable quality out of the box, but upgrading some components and self making some parts will improve the quality quite a bit.Or you could just spend £300+ to get a better 3d printer, your choice


That's OK then, thanks, just some of the vids show epic fail first runs and then they print new bits for it on a different printer which would kind of negate the whole point of this type of toe in the water printer, hence my comment.

A printer isn't worth £300 to me but £100 is the right price if it doesn't end up in the bin
It makes stuff to a reasonable quality out of the box, but upgrading some components and self making some parts will improve the quality quite a bit.

Or you could just spend £300+ to get a better 3d printer, your choice
KeepForgettingPassword20th Jan

there are loads of mods to be done to improve output quality, ... print …there are loads of mods to be done to improve output quality, ... print some brackets yourself to strengthen the frame, print some belt tensioners,


Is this not a chicken and egg scenario? You need to print these to get decent results but that means these will be rubbish too so what does it achieve?
I am just assembling my Anet A8 now (bought from ebay £110 from UK seller), its going fine except for a couple of quality issues. One of the top support plates had a hole cut that was not straight so the vertical rod that goes through it could not go into the bottom hole on top of the z-axis motor without me loosening the top support plate. Also one of the linear bearings was toast right out of the bag, sounded like it had sand or something in it, did not move smoothly.

I expect it will be done with about 1 hour more assembly, total about 4.5 hours to put it all together.

So as mentioned by someone else, there are loads of mods to be done to improve output quality, like 7 x Igus Drylin RJ4JP-01-08 to replace the noisy (or in my case, just broken) linear bearings, print some brackets yourself to strengthen the frame, print some belt tensioners, print yourselves some covers for the power and controller boxes. Print filament guides and filament holder...

Also, no filament in the box, had to order 1kg roll from ebay. You can use PLA or ABS, but ABS smells of burning plastic when being laid down so went for PLA which has a sweet smell.
Got this in the summer, took about 6 weeks to arrive. For noobs like me you need to be aware this is a kit, basically meccannoso you need to take. A look at the videos on you tube to see what you are letting yourself in for. Also lots of concerns about the weak power supply and associated components so you may want to order some extra bits and bobs from Amazon or eBay
Cool create ido 3d printer creator £14.99 @ Argos & Amazon
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Found 6th JanFound 6th Jan
IDO3D is the 3D printing inspired creative brand using special ink that sets like plastic! Simply choose a mould, fill it with the special ink and press the 'make' button to create… Read more
thanks great deal
Could you use this to make an Apple Pencil cap?
Review here
Heat added, ordered. Thanks op.
At Amazon, this is for Prime members only.... but there are 3 units of used - as new for £14.24..... if you hurry.
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3D Printer Kit 220x220x200mm Printing Size Support Off-line Print With Dual Fans 1.75mm 0.4mm £139 @ Banggood
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Found 6th JanFound 6th Jan
3D Printer TRONXY® X8 Desktop DIY Kit 220x220x200mm Printing Size Support Off-line Print With Dual Fans 1.75mm 0.4mm Nozzle 139gbp, expedited delivery within 5-8 days for 1,94 g… Read more
Orbital21 h, 50 m ago

Had mine for over 8 months. It's completely stock apart from a "Z" axis …Had mine for over 8 months. It's completely stock apart from a "Z" axis sensor, so it will automatically level the bed. Printed hundreds of items, with absolutely no issues what so ever. Half the people you hear with the horror stories can't have put it together correctly in the first place (Darwin at work). So keep you frock on, and stop being such a drama queen.


"Darwin at work" Normal people won't even know if they've made a mistake, that's a bit of a nonchalant attitude to have for the potential for rooms to catch fire.

From my time it seems like 99.9% of them are fine, but 0.1% is too high a failure rate when it comes to fire.
Epailes6th Jan

If you're not an electrician and don't feel confident replacing wiring or …If you're not an electrician and don't feel confident replacing wiring or installing some other bits of hardware, don't buy this.For it to be reasonably safe you'll need to install a mosfet, and replace the wiring with better quality wiring, solder the components to make up for the cheap parts used that frequently burn out.After you've done all that, there's still risks of other parts going wrong, and the money you save by getting a cheap chinese clone will be lost when (not if) it starts a fire. Maybe you'll be lucky and a part will just burn out, but no amount of money is worth risking your life or home with these fire hazards.I've been part of a lot of these community groups, and the frequency I see users post about waking up, coming home from work, smelling smoke upstairs to find that something went wrong with it is scary.These things are dangerous, if you want to experiment with this hobby get one from a genuine manufacturer (some of which are from china as well! They aren't all bad). For a bit more you can get the monoprice mini (which still requires a mosfet but would still be safer than this).


Had mine for over 8 months. It's completely stock apart from a "Z" axis sensor, so it will automatically level the bed. Printed hundreds of items, with absolutely no issues what so ever. Half the people you hear with the horror stories can't have put it together correctly in the first place (Darwin at work).

So keep you frock on, and stop being such a drama queen.
Epailes16 h, 12 m ago

If you're not an electrician and don't feel confident replacing wiring or …If you're not an electrician and don't feel confident replacing wiring or installing some other bits of hardware, don't buy this.For it to be reasonably safe you'll need to install a mosfet, and replace the wiring with better quality wiring, solder the components to make up for the cheap parts used that frequently burn out.After you've done all that, there's still risks of other parts going wrong, and the money you save by getting a cheap chinese clone will be lost when (not if) it starts a fire. Maybe you'll be lucky and a part will just burn out, but no amount of money is worth risking your life or home with these fire hazards.I've been part of a lot of these community groups, and the frequency I see users post about waking up, coming home from work, smelling smoke upstairs to find that something went wrong with it is scary.These things are dangerous, if you want to experiment with this hobby get one from a genuine manufacturer (some of which are from china as well! They aren't all bad). For a bit more you can get the monoprice mini (which still requires a mosfet but would still be safer than this).


Jesus Lord there's a fire!
I have bought loads of things from the Chinese sites and was not charged a single penny in extra import/tax duty fees.Most recently was a Xaiomi Mi drone , over 300 notes , no duty . Previous items a few years ago was a xK Detect Drone ,over 200 notes , no import duties. I now use Aliexpress for most items and again never get stung with import duties.
CJ10453 h, 34 m ago

The price on which duty and VAT is based is purchase price PLUS shipping …The price on which duty and VAT is based is purchase price PLUS shipping cost. They are UK Customs rules. They are also the rules in most non-EU countries we ship to.



Not according the the HMRC website, parcel value + postage = Duty value only applies to certain carriers. I already knew this because I take custody of low value parcels that cost a bomb to post from China - and dont pay any VAT or duty on them, even though the shipping cost is over £100.
(The guy could save a fortune shipping it by boat and planning 3 months ahead, but he leaves it until the last minute and ships large volume, low weight and value parcels by air).
1KG of PLA filament for 3D printers (various colours!) £13.87 prime / £18.62 non prime - Sold by Ristar and Fulfilled by Amazon
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Found 3rd JanFound 3rd Jan
Get 30% off PLA filament for 3D printers... 5 colours to choose from, however, the Brown doesn't show the promotion, however, if you add the code: AVCCUUSS to the basket, this wi… Read more
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Been using this kkmoon filament in yellow on my new Anet A8 been great so far imgur.com/a/B…jzP
No longer have this yellow in stock,not too sure on the other colours for sale. Loving the Anet A8
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33172043-6nEcW.jpgThis is their brown filament... I think it's a good color, but not really that brown
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tinca4 m ago

Up to twenty squids now


They still have the 30% promotion going though...
Up to twenty squids now
Utakos12 h, 3 m ago

I have been using the silver one and its great …I have been using the silver one and its great https://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/B0758F7QTX/ref=oh_aui_detailpage_o03_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1


Any pictures of the results?
Primavalue Green PLA 3D Printer filament - £15.90 (Prime) £20.65 (Non Prime) from Amazon!
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Found 2nd JanFound 2nd Jan
I've been looking into getting more filament for my printer. This seems a good price, albeit the colour, but it can be painted! Other colours are available at varying prices... S… Read more
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jak192 h, 5 m ago

Quick update on the Robo3D PLA (though price has now gone up) - excellent …Quick update on the Robo3D PLA (though price has now gone up) - excellent prints and absolutely no issues on my FlashForge Finder - would highly recommend based on the 2 prints I've made thus far.FYI, this was with the 'Pearl' PLA - have just ordered a further roll



With pictures of prints today from Files on thingiverse:
- Articulated monkey thingiverse.com/thi…032
- Front-half of unicorn pencil case thingiverse.com/thi…861

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I've just printed this using the filament from this deal.

I've yet to check it out properly as I left it printing overnight... So far, it looks pretty good! It's still sat at home (image from my mounted camera)

Those wanting to know what it is, it's a tool holder that sits on the top of the power supply... See below for example

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Edited by: "birdyboyuk" 5th Jan
jak192nd Jan

If you're not too fussed with colour, pink(!) ROBO 3D filament (PLA, …If you're not too fussed with colour, pink(!) ROBO 3D filament (PLA, 1.75mm) is up for £10.06 on Amazon (Prime) at the moment. https://www.amazon.co.uk/Robo3D_FilamentOnly-PLA5060433340079-Filament-1-75-Pink/dp/B016BP5JSAOther colours also available for not much more.Good reviews on the brand on Amazon.com - ordered 2 rolls of white and grey last week which were also at the same price at that time.



Quick update on the Robo3D PLA (though price has now gone up) - excellent prints and absolutely no issues on my FlashForge Finder - would highly recommend based on the 2 prints I've made thus far.

FYI, this was with the 'Pearl' PLA - have just ordered a further roll
Edited by: "jak19" 5th Jan
wild_quinine53 m ago

There still seems to be 3.00mm filament on Amazon, but there's barely any …There still seems to be 3.00mm filament on Amazon, but there's barely any 1.75 now. Looks bad, I have to admit.What do you currently use?



i'm trying out amz3d which is sub-£20 level and if that's no good, i'll fork out for some 3dfilaprint which is supposed to be excellent (and a uk company) for about £24/kilo.
sej727821 h, 10 m ago

yeah and have you tried to find hatchbox in the uk in the last 6 months? …yeah and have you tried to find hatchbox in the uk in the last 6 months? they've either gone bust or stopped exporting.

There still seems to be 3.00mm filament on Amazon, but there's barely any 1.75 now. Looks bad, I have to admit.

What do you currently use?
Creality3D CR - 10 3D Printer £262.69 with code @ GearBest
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Seems a great price for this machine. Massive build volume too. Add to basket, use code CR10UK31 (make sure you choose EU warehouse) Main Features: ● With LCD screen and… Read more
Price is actually now better than posted. Just ordered one this morning for £255.91.
Anyone know if we're liable to pay VAT on arrival?
Edited by: "Toothy1911" 12th Jan
pontprennau3rd Jan

OK so i just ordered this now what filament should I order to go with it?


I've posted a few filament deals...Clicky! No idea if price still valid, you'd have to check.

PLA is a good staring point for 3D printing.

I've just purchased some wood filament...going to be interesting to see how that goes!
OK so i just ordered this now what filament should I order to go with it?
Levelling is the most iportant thing to do next.
goto prepare/level base (or some thing).
at each cornet adjust so a paper thickness away (use as deeler guage) do this around all corners by pressing next step.check the centre as some supplied with bowed glass. if that is more than the others you will need to get that level first.
I ended up putting a piece of paper under the glass in the centre and making sure the clips were in each corner.
next make sure bed is heated. ui use 60 degrees. i also use masking tape and pritt stick on that.
Still not perfected yet but most prints come out fine. once the base start working 80% of problems are cured and you are ready to get great print.
TAZMANUK14 h, 34 m ago

Any good, as I've an old laptop and doubt it's up to speed for the …Any good, as I've an old laptop and doubt it's up to speed for the software to create stuff


assembled in less than 30 min, will try to print couple of things today. the first attempt of printing the sample found in the sd card were not successful as after 15min the movement of the head stoped causing the nozzle to get fully covered with filament.
3D Printers reduced at Gearbest - from £97.85 Delivered (UK Warehouse)
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Just spotted that Gearbest are having an UK warehouse clearance, with a few 3D printers on offer. I've listed my picks below, be sure to use the supplied code with each product (mu… Read more
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Is eu13 and eu3 UK warehouse then?
In an effort to get gearbest to sort issues some info for everyone.
I have bought lots of stuff from them and generally good, but when it goes wrong its a mountain to climb.

However recent android box went wrong. First remote then box. Gearbest customer service woes started.
Offered a couple of quid refund and no joy, or even understanding of English through gearbest ticket system, next to useless.
Escalated to paypal, eventually full offer of refund.
Eventually through paypal offered a UK return address for info (gearbest ticket system contradicted what they were saying through paypal)

Weiwen Luo
Address:
Woodgate Business Park,
Clapgate Lane,
Bartley Green
B32 3BZ
Birmingham
United Kingdom
Phone: 07780841791

They then repeatedly refused delivery from courier. One could interpret this as a device to 'pretend' to offer refund then refuse to accept the returned goods. No goods return=no refund to pay.
Only when I refused final paltry offer from through paypal, (after they had previously offered full refund) did the return that mysteriously had been repeatedly rejected, was now accepted, on the day Paypal ruled in my favour for full return of money.
coincidence?
doubtful.

So if everyone uses paypal for payment and escalation, keeps full records, they will compel gearbest to fully refund. If everyone does this then maybe gearbest will sort it properly.
Hope this helps.
Not since 2 friends accounts were hacked, i trust paypal even less!
ahdvd2 h, 40 m ago

Tried ordering one of these, got an email from gearbest that they need …Tried ordering one of these, got an email from gearbest that they need verification from my card, even though the payment went through. They want a copy of the card nd document with my address on it! I've made dozens of orders the past month with plenty of different places and for higher amounts in some cases without any kicking up for this. Not going down this route, if visa verify isn't secure enough for them, then to be honest, I don't trust them with my details. AVOID


Don't you use PayPal? You wouldn't be entering your details with so many retailers then.
Monoprice Select Mini 3D Printer £133 @ Amazon
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£83 off RRP; in my opinion the best value printer for newcomers. Steal at this price - a great introduction to the wonderful world of 3D printing. Comes pre-built and pre-calibr… Read more
terriclarkfan13th Dec

Still can't think of a single use. 🤔


A small 3D printer perhaps???
Picard12355 m ago

The other thread obviously didn't include examples of the great things …The other thread obviously didn't include examples of the great things that you can make with these!Dragon Head Shower fitment! [Image] Strawberry leaf remover! [Image]


And there was you thinking this product only makes junk! if you buy this you won't need to buy junk from Gearbest/Ali Express/Bang Good etc
spannerzone1 h, 17 m ago

Already posted deal and yet this goes much hotter than the other deal, as …Already posted deal and yet this goes much hotter than the other deal, as usual it's bonkers voting on HUKDhttps://www.hotukdeals.com/deals/monoprice-select-mini-3d-printer-133-amazon-2853932#comment-32725962


The other thread obviously didn't include examples of the great things that you can make with these!

Dragon Head Shower fitment!

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Strawberry leaf remover!

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Thank you!!!! I’ve beeen waiting for a uk release of this printer for ages!!! Thank you huk
SneakySnake3 h, 31 m ago

Excellent for the price, way way way better than the cheap kids you buy on …Excellent for the price, way way way better than the cheap kids you buy on Gearbest etc.


You can buy kids on Gearbest?!?!?
UP Plus 2 3D printer **Save £700** - now £599.99 at Currys
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Currys are currently selling this 3D printer for £599.99 over £50 cheaper than Amazon. It looks to have some really good reviews and would be a great present for anybody intereste… Read more
amour3k14 m ago

True,good point ...So why is it featured there in the first place?, I …True,good point ...So why is it featured there in the first place?, I don't get it, lol.



It was available when I posted it. Maybe They leave the listing up for reference because the shops still sell them.

As I said, it's still comparatively very expensive for such a small print volume.
Hello836282815 h, 3 m ago

Not available to buy though?


True,good point ...

So why is it featured there in the first place?, I don't get it, lol.
Save your cash and go for a wanhao i3 v2.1 great hobby printer
We recently purchased a few 3D printers at work and somebody had ordered the ups box plus and we’ve had terrible use out of them.. the support and functions are very poor however this is from my own personal experience, other people out there may have different views
this is a pretty poor spec/old design for the money .. personally i would go for a Prusa i3 or (lesser choice Creality 3D upgraded version) but you have to wait for them (and make sure you add the VAT/duty on the creality for a fair comparison) .. there are lots of better choices out there but maybe not many you can pick up next day
Anet A8 Desktop 3D Printer - no code needed *Flash Deal* - £88.69 @ LightInTheBox
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Even cheaper, I remember I bought this from them for £125 3 months ago! Flash deal so no code needed!!! Engineered to provide redefined usability, quality, performance ●… Read more
Aaaaagh. I wanted this but with shipping not with it. Can be had for under £100 delivered from gearbest
SavageDonkey5 m ago

After paypal..goes back to checkout to choose delivery speed and customs …After paypal..goes back to checkout to choose delivery speed and customs options


Thanks.
Shame would have been a bargain...
Sambat7 m ago

Where is postage shown. I went to checkout with PayPal but don’t see the p …Where is postage shown. I went to checkout with PayPal but don’t see the price before logging in.also I have a code but can’t see where to I put it.


After paypal..goes back to checkout to choose delivery speed and customs options
SavageDonkey11 m ago

£129 with postage...please update... not for me now.. would have at £88


Where is postage shown. I went to checkout with PayPal but don’t see the price before logging in.
also I have a code but can’t see where to I put it.
With shipping it comes to £129ish
Xyz Junior 3D printer - £169.99 @ eBuyer
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Saw this and thought it might be worth a post as it has decent reviews and is the cheapest I have seen it. Bought it on Ebuyer's bf deal last year (£10 more) and has been a strong… Read more
Heated, good price, might be a way round (more expensive) proprietary cartridge filaments
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I've been looking at this! Great price! Head added!
maui17 m ago

I personally think this is a better deal: …I personally think this is a better deal: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Monoprice-124166-Printer-version-Adapter/dp/B06XXPN8GY/


Couldn't agree more (I own 4 3d printers)
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Looks like a good deal, not sure I would trust my kids with the open hot nozzle.
maui14 m ago

I personally think this is a better deal: …I personally think this is a better deal: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Monoprice-124166-Printer-version-Adapter/dp/B06XXPN8GY/

Wanhao i3Plus Duplicator; 3D Printer  	£270.51  Amazon
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Same printer as one recently sold by Aldi for £299
I don't know this particular one, but I heard a lot of issues about 3D Printers so check reviews.
£35 cheaper than yesterday!

Still not quite convinced whether I would use one of these - maybe next year
I know very little about 3D printers but would like to eventually get one for some prototyping work (accessories).
hopefully some experts could help with my questions?

# Is the market like the phone market? - where by new tech comes around 2-3 years and is x2 better etc?

# how up-gradable is it? do you need to upgrade it? Say if i wanted to use different plastics, harder or higher quality? plastics, would it be determined by the material or the equipment?
So my question is - is it worth getting the mid range rather than the basic spec to start off? (assuming I like the process and will use it semi frequently?)

Recommendations? I've seen this I3 or equivalents are pretty good...
Ordered. Will be my first printer, although i have used them before.

I have always been waiting for the technology to get better, like VR (which i also just bought).
3D printer £149.98 @ Ebuyer
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A Very cheap 3D printer deal i thought worth sharing.
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m.ad4 h, 39 m ago

Nice colours. Is it made by V-Tech?EDIT: I jest, but it does look like it …Nice colours. Is it made by V-Tech?EDIT: I jest, but it does look like it is aimed at kids... Also note one of the comments at the bottom:"this printer uses proprietary filament which costs over double what generic filament would cost."


"Is it made by vtech"

Also my first thought upon seeing the image
Does this work with OS X
"my first 3d printer"
m.ad49 m ago

Nice colours. Is it made by V-Tech?EDIT: I jest, but it does look like it …Nice colours. Is it made by V-Tech?EDIT: I jest, but it does look like it is aimed at kids... Also note one of the comments at the bottom:"this printer uses proprietary filament which costs over double what generic filament would cost."


Can always reflash the firmware
Wanhao i3Plus for £270 Amazon (for those who missed the aldi printer!)
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Amazon have dropped the Wanhao i3Plus 3D printer to £270, it was £305 yesterday, 29.99 than the Aldi rebranded printer that sold out the other day.
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procrastinating and it's gone early
Is this better than the V2 that they have for £240
Update : Now on Amazon Deal of the Day for : £270.51
Deal of the Day Ends: 24/11/2017 at 23:59
Tronxy X1 Desktop 3D Printer £83.37 @ Gearbest
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Use code: 1111GBTronxyX1EU Reviews pretty well, no heated bed but a pretty robust design and amazing value for the price.
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veni_vidi_emere16 h, 3 m ago

considering you didn't have ready project for any of those how long it …considering you didn't have ready project for any of those how long it took you to design these 3 items? and how many reprints did you have to do if it didn't work straight? can you reuse plastic?


I've been doing it for a while now so the speaker bracket and the fan duct took a couple of hours, the keyboard leg was about 15 minutes. These are just a couple of examples.

On my self built printer I usually manage to get a decent print first time, if not almost always by the second time. You can't reuse plastic easily but I use £11/kg PLA from eBay for most of my prints so it really isn't an issue.
Hopelessness5 h, 10 m ago

wall brackets for my speakers in my study, a custom fan duct for my PC, …wall brackets for my speakers in my study, a custom fan duct for my PC, replacement legs for a keyboard...



considering you didn't have ready project for any of those how long it took you to design these 3 items? and how many reprints did you have to do if it didn't work straight? can you reuse plastic?
Edited by: "veni_vidi_emere" 13th Nov 2017
Sambat5 h, 19 m ago

Build size is a bit small. Was about to buy the Geeetech through Amazon …Build size is a bit small. Was about to buy the Geeetech through Amazon but they their price up, so now waiting and looking


I think i'll do the same. Hopefully it comes under the Black Friday sale.
Its importing worries that bother me with something this expensive. Just hoping they get down to this sort of price in the UK in the next year or two.
ScroopEgerton1 h, 40 m ago

I'm always tempted by these, because, you know... gadgets... but …I'm always tempted by these, because, you know... gadgets... but genuinely, what do people use them for? I imagine the plastic filament stuff is expensive in the way that printer ink is, and the odd thing I could print would be cheap enough to buy anyway?So talk me into it... WHY DO I NEED A 3D PRINTER, HUKD?!




I've printed spare parts for things where the company no longer exists. A cooker knob for a 30 year old range cooker. A plastic dial for a combi boiler that would have cost £30 for some reason (cost about £2 to print).

I've printed 5 echo dot holders from thingiverse. and I've printed a bunch of toys for the kid. Plus i've learned to 3D model stuff now. So yeah does that help ?
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