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    Thumbs up how cheap 3d printers built a replacement hand for a five year old boy

    Brilliant! These things are set to change the world.

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    Default Re: how cheap 3d printers built a replacement hand for a five year old boy

    I have a reprap 3d printer

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    Default Re: how cheap 3d printers built a replacement hand for a five year old boy

    Good read, and collorabative effort of caring tech people to help out, without real commercial sponsorhip.
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    Default Re: how cheap 3d printers built a replacement hand for a five year old boy

    Quote Originally Posted by kahawai chaser View Post
    Good read, and collorabative effort of caring tech people to help out, without real commercial sponsorhip.
    So the goal is to advance the technology and help people, rather than to extract as much profit as possible from the 'handless 5 year old' market.
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    Default Re: how cheap 3d printers built a replacement hand for a five year old boy

    Or transfer the handless tech design into another project, which the programmer mentioned - the war vets - then maybe miltary - as a profitable goal.
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    Default Re: how cheap 3d printers built a replacement hand for a five year old boy

    Quote Originally Posted by kahawai chaser View Post
    Good read, and collorabative effort of caring tech people to help out, without real commercial sponsorhip.
    Agreed and he seemed like a nice lad too. What amazes me is the number of people I see that have a reason to b!tch about life are often the most positive.
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