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Old 09-06-2017, 05:58 AM   #8
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Default Re: How hard is it to acquire raw materials for 3D printing?

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Originally Posted by RogerBW View Post
That seems plausibly similar to the real-world situation: you can make your own PLA filament (from pellets or recycled prints), but the hardware to do it costs about as much as or more than the 3D printer, and quality control is hard work.
My point was 'yes, extra expensive, but not prohibitively so, and not bad enough to prevent space colonies by stubborn survivalists (of which there are plenty)'.
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