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Printing Bones without Supports

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Search on "skeleton" in the Thingiverse, and you'll find lots of bones, mostly for Halloween. Although I've found some good educational bone specimens on the Thingiverse, most require printing with supports and lots of clean-up. Do you have some suggestions for reducing or eliminating supports when printing intricate objects? For example, you can orient the object along its tallest axis and sometimes that change will reduce the amount of supports.

http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:50174

http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:368202

http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:367268

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no, if you do not have two print heads. other wise cleanup is part of it.