My name is Nils and I’m a full time content creator with too many hobbies. One of my favorites is 3D Printing. As soon as I bought my first printer in February of 2016 (the Printrbot Simple), I was so excited to see what I could create right on my desk.
Since then, I have owned 12 3D printers and have done everything from printing intricate mechanical pieces to printing entire full sized stormtrooper armor suits that I had bullet-proofed. And lots of stuff in between. I’m a big fan of larger prints, like helmets, vases and small items blown up into massive items just for fun.
I’m still learning every time I print but it definitely gets easier as you go.
Printers I’ve Owned
(Bold means I still have it. If not, I have sold or given it away)
- Printrbot Simple Metal
- Tevo Tornado
- Alfawise U20
- King Dual (1 hot end, 2 extruders)
- Generic Ultimaker Knockoff
- Alfawise U20 Plus
- Snapmaker 1
- Flashforge Adventurer 3
- Flashforge Creator 3
- Flashforge Guider II S
- Snapmaker 2 (A350)
- Flashforge Creator Max 2
I’m partial to my Alfawise U20 Plus because of it’s larger 400 x 400 x 500 print volume (about 12″ x 12″ x 15″) as well as my Flashforge printers, which are just super solid all the time.
Favorite Print So Far
Definitely the bulletproof stormtrooper. Not much cooler than that.
I love the marble filament because it actually looks like a marble material when it’s done and it’s really durable too. Perfect for statues or granite buildings.