... of buying overpriced sets just to get a new plastic accessory.
For our anniversary this year, my wife gave me a 3-D printer kit. Here's my first successful print, modeled from scratch:
(Just the hat, not the whole Mater...LOL!)
As soon as I get some yellow filament, I'm going to scale it correctly to fit across his roof. But for a 'draft quality' first test print, I'm really happy with the way it came out.
I think that the modeling hobby has changed forever now that these 3-D printers are affordable. We got one at work at the end of last year, and at the time I thought the $2,500 price tag sounded reasonable. When I found out about this $165 kit, I almost hit the floor!
I'm looking forward to posting more pics of my creations soon.