Heated Build Plate Milestone
I've overcome one of my most feared milestones, SMD soldering the heated build plate.
Repraps work better with a HBP but they require some soldering skills I didn't... Read more
Prusa Iteration 2 First Run
Another quick video update just showing one of the new Prusa parts, it's a Z motor mount. It prints much faster than the older model. Looks great!
>Video<... Read more
It's going to be a White PLA Christmas!
As the holidays are fast approaching I haven’t forgotten my obligations to you. I have been sending $250 level kits out all month and have only 2... Read more
Home Sweet Home, Printing in white PLA now.
I've been busy since the last update even though I was away on business for all of October. I brought the Pink Prusa with me and got 4... Read more
I've been busy printing and printing.
In this video update I've been strongly influenced by youtube stars Epic Meal Time and did a little spoof video.
Check it... Read more
Parts are looking Great! Small tear down, quickly build back up and printing.
This week I cover the small issues the bot had and how I overcame those problems. (Video Link)
Also, this project mentioned in San Diego newspaper about crowd-sourcing.... Read more
Project a success! Rewards begin shipping.
The newest video is up on the You Tube Channel, please stop by and check it out. I love getting comments and feedback from all of you lovely... Read more
Out of silver PLA on to Orange, new software.
Tune in to my latest video for all the news on the bot and the continued progress.
It's looking good!
Overdue Update Explained, Lots of good things as well...
My apologies that the update wasn't posted here earlier. I am currently in the field for training until late August. When I get back to Carlolyn, she will be... Read more
Another Hotend Dead End
Hello all, I had the printer working great and started pumping out your rewards. (BTW they were looking great!)
The after a few days of using the hotend Ver6 that... Read more
Live Streaming Print!
If a picture is worth a 1000 words than a video at 32fps is worth....32,000 words per second.... Right?
Anyway, come see the bot working now!
And follow Carolyn's... Read more
Machine off life support!
Good day Backers!
I have been having troubles with the bot lately, namely the hot end. Where the melted plastic filament comes out and lays it down on the print... Read more
90 day update
It's been a while since the last update but I have been working diligently. The project throws all kinds of curve balls and I'm learning more everyday.
I... Read more
Investor Update- Skeinforge 40 Settings
For this update I've made a small and poorly executed spoof on the Portal 2 Investment Opportunity video from Valve. Gets the point across quickly.
I've been really busy getting this... Read more
I have been busy this week trying to refine the print quality of our printer. I just finished printing a pulley gear and I was stunned by the... Read more
New Parts and Back to Printing
It has been a slow week compared to the last few. The machine was calibrated and ready to go last week so I have been tweaking the software... Read more
Rewards Are Being Printed, Steaming Live
A reminder, I try live-stream most of my prints. Right now I only have a couple of hours so I'm making a rubber band bow and arrow toy. Here's the... Read more
Prusa Mendel Up and Printing!
Congratulations! You have helped get a new Prusa Mendel Reprap up and printing!
I have compeleted the printer and it is giving us quality prints. I spent several hours getting... Read more
Printing "Live" on UStream.tv
As I mentioned in the last update I stream live some of the prints. Right now I'm printing an Andy the Android Head. (http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:1902)
Here is the live link-
http://www.ustream.tv/channel/pink-prusa-mendel-reprap-printing... Read more
Last day, thank you all for your support!
Happy Tuesday Backers,
I am excited that the project is in the last 24 hours and I am working hard to get the reprap up and running.
I've allowed for... Read more
Reprap build started!
Happy Sunday Backers!
I finally got to open my package and start building the reprap. Here are some photos of my progress. Thanks for all your support!
All in the family!
Happy Thursday Backers!
As this project enters the home stretch I am exited to get started building the machine that will build all your machines. It is current sitting in... Read more
Reward levels, explained, defined. Super sorry on how long it is. :(
OK, I KNOW THIS LOOKS LIKE A LOT! It is. But please read, at least one or two paragraphs DO apply to you!
$1 Pledge- Access to “Backers Only” updates,... Read more
What reward levels do you REALLY want?
As you can see, my reward levels are a total mess because I'm still trying to figure out what people really want. So I need your help! Please help me... Read more
Great news and updates!
Ok Backers! Lots of new stuff to tell you!
First off thanks to all the new backers since my last update. You all have funded this project over $1400 since... Read more
You've done it! Project funded!
Thanks, to Omar Madruga, who pushed the funding over the top! But all of you helped big time and for that, I am grateful. This project is funded and you... Read more
Added a new reward level by request.
By request, I've included a new reward level of $65 to include a printed parts huxley kit ($50)and 2 small items printed from www.thingiverse.com plus the bottle opener ($15). Have... Read more
First off thanks to all the new Backers that have pledged since the last update. It looks like this project might just get funded!
Secondly, I have received an update... Read more
1/3rd of the way there!
It's been a great opening week on this project. You've funded 1/3 of the goal with 3 weeks left. Please spread the word in your networks and community. At this... Read more
Start up 3D Printer on Order!
If you've been watching this project and feeling a little leery about the reward fulfillment time, don't be anymore!
I've purchased an Axis 2.1 from botmill.com. It's still awaiting shipping... Read more
Adjusted the Full Kit Pledge
I've reduced the top tier to $900, includes a mostly assembled mendel or prusa mendel proven ready to work, but flat-packed for shipping. By the way the shipping is always... Read more