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  1. I have a conundrum, I am thinking to allocate funds for one new toy when lock-down is over, but have not decided which one. 3D printer or 3D scanner or Decal printer All interest me, and each has pros and cons My limitations I have some drafting background on paper and CAD - I designed and drew our first two house builds, but have no 3D CAD experience, and am artistically/creatively challenged. I am pretty good on PCs, but just at a user level - tinkering, not full on coding. I can use basic design tools like Publisher and have used a bit of Photoshop, but nothing serious for decal design I am mildly competent with mechanical things - only at the hobbyist level. I used to resin cast before munter got into it, I could also go back to doing some things like scenery, wings etc, that don't waste time trying to do what he does so much better. In club we have some core capabilities Munter on casting and vacuum moulding Capri-corn and Bingo have Ender5 3D printers Bingo is already showing the strength of both his engineering profession and mind, and his 3D CAD skills. Bingo also has a lathe, and can do more than me, I can do a bit with mine Mac comes up with crazy ideas to re-invent cars that work, so we create more fun things to do. So I am thinking maybe a 3D scanner, it we can also tinker with the files created in the scanner before printing. This scanner is about where I would be pitching This scanner was developed by Scan Dimension, based in Denmark, and is essentially a hybrid solution. It uses a combination of laser triangulation and white light technology to 3D scan real-life objects. The SOL 3D scanner can provide a resolution of up to 0.1 mm. The 3D scanning process is automated and you can choose between a near and far scanning mode. The SOL 3D scanner also includes software to simplify your entire workflow. In a few steps you will be sending your 3D model to your 3D printer. This is a solution meant for makers, hobbyists, educators and entrepreneurs who may not have the most experience with 3D scanning devices but still want to achieve great results. The SOL 3D scanner retails for US$699. If I got a 3D printer, the Ender5 Pro is hard to beat. I haven't looked at which model or technology decal printer I would get as yet. - Thoughts guys
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