More People Use a Gun in Self-Defense Each Year Than Die in Car Accidents

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  1. Bengal B

    Bengal B Founding Member

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    Read the article. It’s stronger and lighter than machined metal.
     
  4. Bengal B

    Bengal B Founding Member

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    How much would a home 3d printer cost?
    You could make all sorts of stuff if you could downloaded designs and enter them into the printer.
     
  5. el005639

    el005639 Err on the side of freedom

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    GE engineers could go so big because they designed fan blades and the fan case from the most advanced carbon fiber composites,
     
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    HalloweenRun I'll try to be nicer, if you try to be smarter!

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    Speaking of GE turbines, I saw a clip of the GE test 747 with two huge engines. They are going to be on future 777s.

    Now focus: the engine’s diameter is only 30 some centimeters smaller than diameter of a 737.

    Yeah, you read that right.

    Here is a link, but not the one I saw initially.

    https://www.cnet.com/news/this-weird-looking-plane-is-not-a-joke/
     
  7. LaSalleAve

    LaSalleAve when in doubt, mumble

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    My buddy got one for 200
     
  8. BAY0U BENGAL

    BAY0U BENGAL I'm a Chinese Bandit

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    What about the software? Also, I wonder how easy it is to run it if you don’t know anything about computers and such
     
  9. LaSalleAve

    LaSalleAve when in doubt, mumble

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    It’s a pain in the dick. We had to watch tutorials to set the fucker up.

    It’s pretty cool once it’s all set up. He is doing some Indy sci fi filming so he uses the printer to print small scale pieces to create models for a set.
     
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    Did he have to code the models or was the design availability to ener into the printer?
     

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