Hobbies

I like hobbies. I probably have too many.

Cetus2 Update

Cetus2 Pre-production

Cetus2 Update My last post was a brag that I won a free Cetus2 3D two color FDM printer. It was (is) a pre-production version that was actually used in China by developers for testing. It showed evidence of long hard use with a nozzle that was covered with considerable printing debris. But in the last two months it has proved to be very durable and perfectly fine in operation. I posted many printing examples...

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The Winner is… Ramblin’Dan !

I won a 3D printer from a company in China named Tiertime. They make a number of 3D printer machines. I own three of their Cetus models. They are small with very little frills. Print quality is outstanding.  They are now working on a dual color single nozzle 3D printer they have named Cetus2. It’s at least twice the size in every dimension of the original Cetus, which means eight time the volume. Not the...

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2022

January 1, 2022. A start of a fresh year to go and explore. Probably just more of the same activity for me. My fun comes from my creative hobbies. Mid year I should have a new 3D printer toy to explore. The Tiertime Cetus2, a dual filament single nozzle FDM. Until then I have plenty of other toys around here, with which to play.  My Peripheral Neuropathy (PN) is progressing and my walking is getting...

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Bite My Tongue

KickStarter Backer Forums If you have ever been involved in a corporate (or other) structured brainstorming session, you will immediately recognize some of the same structure in the Cetus2 KickStarter product backer forum. The rule in structured brainstorming is there are no bad or wrong initial ideas. Participants are encouraged to occasionally be as far off-the-wall with suggestions to stimulate new ideas or a different way to look at a present-state condition, which is the...

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