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19Sep New Makerbot Replicator 2 3d printer

If you’ve followed the site for awhile you probably know that I make everything in the noob store on 3d printers. It seems like every year a bigger and better printer is release. The Makerbot Replicator 2 follows the same progression, bigger, better, and stronger. You might have a Noob Shock mount in your gear collection, if […]

24Nov Printrbot 3d printer

The price for 3d printering keeps dropping as people come up with more and more elegant designs. The Printrbot is another entry in the low price 3d printer market, keeping the cost down by using a minimalist design. You aren’t going to be printing as fast as some of the beefier printer designs out there but for […]

23Oct Printing a DSLR rig A frame handle.

I was working on a shoot last week and accidentally knocked over one my DSLR rigs.  Thankfully the Cube Cage completely protected the camera, but the frame of the rig hit just right and busted off a small chunk from one of the handle mounts. I was thinking about ordering another one from CPM, or […]

11Oct Back again, Reprap 3d printer took over the last week of my life.

You might have noticed my lack of posts over the last week, and above is the basic reason, with  7 days of work and 1 day off for October fest. Sometimes I get sucked into a project and don’t stop until I’ve finished, this reprap build has taken more hours then I wanted to spend, […]

20Sep The 3d printer took my weekend

I had grand plans of shooting some video reviews this weekend and getting some new stuff into the Noob Store, but as soon as I sat down in front of a CAD program for a little bit of design work I ended up spending 3 days designing this guy. 22 hours of designing, cutting, redesigning, […]

12Sep Another 3d printer for cheap.

3d printers keep getting cheaper and cheaper. If you keep your eye out you can sometimes find half finished printer projects on ebay. These open source printers aren’t for the faint of heart, it can be hours of frustration before you finally get things working correctly. But if you’re willing to give up your time […]


I can safely say that my 3d printer is probably one of the most useful things I have around the house. An Idea can turn into a handy little peace of plastic in as little as an hour. The makerbot I use is on the higher price side of things at around $1300, but a […]