Hobbies

Tiertime Announces Launch of Cetus2

Cetus2

Revolutionary 3D Printer with On-the-Fly Material Switching 3D printing experts Tiertime, recently announced the launch of Cetus2, an advanced printer that uses an innovative new print head design making it possible to use one nozzle and switch seamlessly between multiple materials and colors on the fly. No need for nozzle alignment and no need to stop or print purge tower, Cetus2 is time and material saving, and capable of fast material switching during printing. This...

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No Screams Allowed

Done screaming… For now <grin> My cure is to spend less time in front of the mass-media servers. They have all become nothing but extreme brain-washing marketing machines. Advertising is certainly more than 50 percent of the content of commercial audio/video entertainment. I like to turn off commercial entertainment of all kinds and fill the free time thus created with creative imagination and tangible creative effort. I find “making stuff” far more entertaining and rewarding...

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Keyboards

A friend and I are having a chat discussion on the merits of a “tactile” or mechanical click keyboard over the now conventional laptop low force silent type. These are stand alone bluetooth and not laptop built-in. In particular, the comparison is the tactile KB, a Keychron K2 and the Logitech K800 “soft” style. Both brands produce many variations and we are not micro-dissecting the variation within a brand. Just the keyboard action styles. I...

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My 3D Junque Factory

I have taken a serious look at hobbyist level 3D printing. Two kinds of hobbyists. The ones tinkering with the hardware and software (firmware) still stuck in the RepRap phase (and loving it!) – building a “better” machine that can build itself. The other hobbyist is the plastic Junque maker (like me) printing tons of plastic on Chinese made hardware.  No US manufacturer of 3D printers can really compete (in price) in the base hobbyist...

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