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Forum topic by drpdrp posted 01-22-2014 02:20 PM 524 views 0 times favorited 1 reply Add to Favorites Watch
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01-22-2014 02:20 PM

I was reading some threads about making prototypes out of cardboard and balsa- all good ideas.

But I was wondering if there were any toys that were good for this? Like Lego’s or Linkin Logs or…

I am in the early planning stage of a project and there are some widely different approaches to the design and I wanted to try some things… Like, I want to make pre-mock-up mock-ups.

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#1 posted 01-22-2014 05:37 PM

Toys like Legos would be pretty expensive and limited for prototyping purposes. If you want ABS plastic prototypes you’d be better off investing in a MakerBot.

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