3D printer looks good but..............

  eikonuj 03:26 16 Jul 11
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I don't believe it.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZboxMsSz5Aw

What do you think?

  wee eddie 03:44 16 Jul 11

It's a spoof.

Yes you could build a totally accurate model of the spanner, but there is unlikely to be a way that you could get the Archimedes Screw to work, as the whole thing would be a solid block.

You could probably scan, make the parts separately and then assemble them yourself

  zzzz999 06:17 16 Jul 11

It most definitely would need to be worked on after the scan, otherwise how would the scanner know fixed parts from stationary moving parts.

  interzone55 08:56 16 Jul 11

3D printers will lead to 3D spam, beware

http://xkcd.com/924/

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