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  •  Game changers for sure, but not sure what (0+ / 0-)

    the change will look like.

    You could make the cheap stuff slowly at home, or go to the store to buy stuff made on industrial grade printers in factories.  Kind of like fixing your own sink or calling the plumber.

    Might be a good thing for the US --

    We don't have many manufacturing jobs now.  Reducing the labor component also reduces the value of cheap labor.  Maybe even recreates the situation that caused Henry Ford to offer the $5 daily wage: Cheaper to pay relatively few people well than to have the machinery go idle.

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    by dinotrac on Tue May 07, 2013 at 02:26:41 AM PDT

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