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$10/meter, ~$1.00 per joint, 100% off-the-shelf fasteners. By eliminating specialty screws, you get the best bang for the buck!
534 backers pledged $100,825 to help bring this project to life.
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    Every little bit helps! For $5, you'll have access to project updates, including discussions about the design decisions that drove the product to its final form, and behind-the-scenes look at how the product is actually built at the different suppliers.

    All information presented in the updates will be made available within 90 days after the project completion and after rewards have shipped, under Creative Commons license.

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    Every little bit helps! For $20, you'll have access to project updates, including discussions about the design decisions that drove the product to its final form, and behind-the-scenes look at how the product is actually built at the different suppliers. You will also be credited as a sponsor on OpenBeam's website. All information presented in the updates will be made available within 90 days after the project completion and after rewards have shipped, under Creative Commons license.

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    OpenBeam Basic Kit!

    Project updates, plus:

    1 meter of OpenBeam 1515 Extrusion, 2 "T" Plates, 4 "L" Plates, 1 pack of fasteners (100 pieces), 1 2mm Allen key.

    Material is enough to build an iPad stand or a really cool picture frame.

    Includes S&H within the lower 48 States

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    OpenBeam Basic Plus Kit! Project updates, plus: 2 meter of OpenBeam 1515 Extrusion, 8 "T" Plates, 8 "L" Plates, 1 pack of fasteners, 1 2mm hex-drive screw driver.

    Includes S&H within the lower 48 States. Normally a $80.00 value.

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    Basic Plus - International Edition

    International Edition kits have extrusions that are cut down to 550mm in length to conform to the requirements for international first class parcel from the US. Kit contains: 4 x 550mm poeces of extrusion, 8 T plates, 8 L plates, 100 fasteners, allen key. Includes global shipping by US Postal Service first class international parcel. Allow for 2 weeks for delivery.

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    Pledge US$ 100 or more About US$ 100

    OpenBeam Basic Elite Kit!

    4 meter of OpenBeam 1515 Extrusion, 8 "T" Plates, 16 "L" Plates, 2 pack of fasteners (100 pieces), 1 2mm Allen key. Material is enough to build a desktop trebuchet. Includes S&H within the lower 48 States.

    Normally a $125.00 value.

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    Camera Rig Builder Kit!

    Includes all parts shown to build the 60mm camera rig shown in the video. Follow focus and photography accessories not included. Note that these extrusions will be anodized black for anti-reflective properties.

    15mm rods are NOT included! Add $30.00 for 2 1 meter section of carbon steel 15mm tubing.

    Includes S&H within the lower 48 States. Normally a $175.00 value.

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    Trebuchet kit! Includes everything you need to build the trebuchet in the CAD rendering as shown. Comes with all hardware parts, speciality parts, counterweight, and laser cut target set, assembly diagrams with online video instructions.

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    Basic Elite - International Edition International Edition kits have extrusions that are cut down to 550mm in length to conform to the requirements for international first class parcel from the US. Kit contains: 8 x 550mm poeces of extrusion, 8 T plates, 16 L plates, 200 fasteners, allen key. Includes global shipping by US Postal Service first class international parcel. Allow for 2 weeks for delivery.

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    Pledge US$ 200 or more About US$ 200

    Limited Edition OpenBeam Basic Elite Kit! Same as OpenBeam Basic Elite kit above, but includes individually serial numbered and signed engineering prints for all OpenBeam components, printed on art paper, and a titanium allen key, forged out of 6Al4V aircraft titanium alloy.

    Includes S&H within the lower 48 States.

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    The Roboticist / Machine Builder Kit!

    8 meters of extrusion, 40 L joints, 40 T joints, 32 shaft holders, 3 NEMA17 brackets, 3 servo brackets, 300 fasteners, and a 2mm allen screw driver.

    Material is enough to build the framework for a RapRep 3D Printer, small scale CNC mill, or 3D scanner.

    Includes S&H within the lower 48 States. Normally a $375.00 value.

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    Same as Roboticist kit above, but includes individually numbered and signed engineering prints and titanium allen key.

    Includes S&H within the lower 48 States

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    Pledge US$ 1,024 or more About US$ 1,024

    The Hackerspace / Research Lab Kit

    40 meters of extrusion, 120 L joints, 120 T joints, 80 shaft holders, 10 servo brackets, 10 NEMA 17 brackets, 1000 fasteners, 10 allen keys, 2 allen drivers.

    Good for a hack night. Remember, everything is reusable...

    Includes S&H within the lower 48 States. Normally a $1300.00 value.

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    The Grandmaster Kit.

    80 meters of extrusion, 240 L joints, 240 T Joints, 160 shaft holders, 20 servo brackets, 20 NEMA 17 brackets, 2000 fasteners, 20 allen keys, 4 allen drivers. Plus, bonus titanium allen key, signed engineering prints. Includes S&H within lower 48 states, add $250 for international shipping by USPS Priority International Parcel

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    Hackerspace kit, plus titanium allen key and signed engineering prints.

    Includes S&H within the lower 48 States

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