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Thingiverse Alternative

by mtb_3d

Hi everyone, I know Thingiverse used to be such a good platform and I hope they are able to fix these problems, but it has become almost unusable for a lot of us. Therefore, I started using PINSHAPE and it has been working really well for me. It is very simple and easy to use. Lets hope Thingiverse resolves their issues, but in the meantime I recommend exploring Pinshape, and maybe stop by and look at my designs!
Check it out here: https://pinshape.com/users/1050523-mtb-3d#designs-tab-open

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Thingiverse Alternative

by mtb_3d

Hi everyone, I know Thingiverse used to be such a good platform and I hope they are able to fix these problems, but it has become almost unusable for a lot of us. Therefore, I started using PINSHAPE and it has been working really well for me. It is very simple and easy to use. Lets hope Thingiverse resolves their issues, but in the meantime I recommend exploring Pinshape, and maybe stop by and look at my designs!
Check it out here: https://pinshape.com/users/1050523-mtb-3d#designs-tab-open

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Thingiverse Alternative

by mtb_3d

Hi everyone, I know Thingiverse used to be such a good platform and I hope they are able to fix these problems, but it has become almost unusable for a lot of us. Therefore, I started using PINSHAPE and it has been working really well for me. It is very simple and easy to use. Lets hope Thingiverse resolves their issues, but in the meantime I recommend exploring Pinshape, and maybe stop by and look at my designs!
Check it out here: https://pinshape.com/users/1050523-mtb-3d#designs-tab-open

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The best BUDGET 3d printer you NEVER heard of !

by ioannou0

whats up my fellow 3d geeks ?? i am sharing this mostly for the new people but it would be a privilege to get your opinion on it !

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IqaGsNSLVoI

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Anybody experiencing weird health side-effects while printing?

by dylan77

A little background...

Got a ROBO 3D around beginning of February. Been printing nearly every day, well over 300 complete prints. I use black PLA almost exclusively. The printer is in my room, right next to my work station. I have no exhaust or air scrubbing system. Often I will design while printing so I'm about 3 feet from the printer when it's running, sometimes for hours. When I first got it I called my girlfriend over to check it out. She was in my room for about 5 min and left feeling congested and with a mildly sore throat...she is very sensitive to stuff like that though. All the while I kept printing, and feeling generally fine (there doesn't seem to be a lot of information on the health effects of PLA other than it's considered non-toxic). Recently however, I got sick in a weird way...I started to retain water and my BP was elevated way beyond normal levels. Went to the doctor and got some blood work done cause I was kinda freaking out. Everything looked okay, nothing really stood out to cause my symptoms. Let the printer rest for about a month and started to get better over that time (and with a BP med and a diuretic). So much better in fact that I started to run the printer again. Soon after I started to see some of the symptoms come back (edema, this was a few days ago, and a sore throat) so I stopped printing again to try to narrow down a cause, or at least rule out (or in) the printing process. I just wanted to put this out there to see if anybody else is experiencing these side effects or other conditions from PLA. I'm trying to figure this out and am looking for answers. If you have had any conditions and what they are or were please share. If I'm alone in this then I'll have to consider ruling the printing process out and look elsewhere for answers. Sorry if this is in the wrong category but I couldn't find a more appropriate one here with the amount of feedback it could generate with persons working with the same process. Thank....Dylan

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