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Baking a baby in a truck
But I'm pretty sure there is plenty prior art for that.
True, at the moment they are still somewhat disapointing, but that is to be expected when you are scaling machines that just a few years cost tens of thousands of dollars down to something consumers can play with.
Usually the quality produced between a commercial/industrial device and consumer one is comparable with other devices with the biggest difference being the size and power requirements for other tools. Granted when you go down to the bottom of the barrel they will suck but for things like welders, plasma cutters, milling machines, and other machine tools this seems to hold, yet a commercial 3d printer produces vastly better quality than a consumer one. I recently decided to spend some money and get a good consumer plasma cutter since they have experienced a dramatic drop in price similar to other tools like what I mentioned. It works great and the results are very good, but if I had bought a current 3D printer for a similar amount I would be very disappointed with it.
That said I could probably find uses for a 3D printer now but it would be more of a toy than anything else. I welcome people tinkering and working with them now as it does drive the market both in quality and price but I will wait until I can get one that will print in metal with very tight tolerances.
The problem is I won't get those things but the constitution violating NSA Director Michael Rogers stands a reasonable chance of getting what he wants.
"his face is so generic it matches every other face in our database"
Quick I found one!