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#1 Reverend Blair OFFLINE  

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Posted September 05, 2011 - 09:18 PM

The technology isn't quite there yet, but the first thing I thought of when I saw this was that you could make your own parts. If they ever combine this with carbon nanotechnology, and I'm pretty sure they will get there eventually, the possibilities are pretty much endless.
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Posted September 05, 2011 - 10:11 PM

I'm not sure which I'm rooting for to happen first; flying cars, transporters, or this. Really neat, thanks Rev. Blair

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Posted September 05, 2011 - 10:33 PM

Yeah, when I saw it make a working crescent wrench, already assembled, I figured it was about the coolest thing ever.

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Posted September 05, 2011 - 11:05 PM

It is pretty cool technology isn't it ?

But it's very expensive also, Sinn Watch Co. was thinking of using it to make fiber reinforced cases for some of they're line but the price was way to high to be profitable ($1000 per case), considering they're starting price on their low end is $1000 that's saying allot !

One of the MTF members got the idea to have Sears Suburban nose cone/grill made using this process, so far no response from him about pricing but my guess is he hasn't regained consciousness yet after hearing the price per piece ?

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Posted September 05, 2011 - 11:33 PM

That was really cool. Thanks for sharing that one.

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Posted September 06, 2011 - 12:00 AM

It is pretty cool technology isn't it ?

But it's very expensive also, Sinn Watch Co. was thinking of using it to make fiber reinforced cases for some of they're line but the price was way to high to be profitable ($1000 per case), considering they're starting price on their low end is $1000 that's saying allot !

One of the MTF members got the idea to have Sears Suburban nose cone/grill made using this process, so far no response from him about pricing but my guess is he hasn't regained consciousness yet after hearing the price per piece ?

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I think the price will come down pretty quickly though. The first inkjet printer I bought cost $500, after all. The last one I bought cost $40. I think we'll see a similar trend with this kind of stuff too.

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Posted September 06, 2011 - 05:26 AM

Yeah I saw that back a while ago.In fact,I think it's on here somewhere.It is cool.

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Posted September 06, 2011 - 06:29 PM

That could be something! If they could figure out how to do that with metal...we might have an even more useful device!




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