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3D Printing Community to Crowdsource Saving a Spec

rudominer (1992534) writes | about 2 years ago

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rudominer writes "Makerbot launched Project Shellter last Tuesday which will leverage the Makerbot community's network of 5,000 3D printers to make shells for hermit crabs who face a man-made, species threatening housing shortage."
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Anonymous Coward | about 2 years ago | (#37805410)

The story is good, but the summary is bad. Please replace with the following.

Members of the Makerbot community use 3D printers to produce shells for hermit crabs who are threatened by lack of shells to live in.

Helpful or not? (1)

onezeta (2484494) | more than 2 years ago | (#37808896)

With 3D printing doing something like this, it implies it can make almost anything. It could be helpful to all unless it is used for mass destruction or heinous crimes.
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