Starting Out in 3D Printing, And Learned My First Big Lesson

That is that cheap printers are cheap for a reason.

The Sharp Ninja
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4 min readMar 22, 2024

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I’ve resisted jumping into 3D printing for a long time because I didn’t want to waste a lot of money on consumables. Over the last few months, I’ve seen articles raving about the Anycubic Kobra 2 line of printers, most notably that they were reliable AND affordable. It was definitely affordable at $209. The reliable part? No. Just, no.

And it’s not just a quality control issue, it has some…

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