Buying a 3D printer can be an exciting adventure...or a giant waste of time and money if you try to do it cheaply. I bought the RepRap Prusa I3 V2 3D Printer Kit for my son and I a few months ago and to be honest with you I'm still trying to get it to make anything more than spaghetti. While I'm confident (my wife less so) that it will one day be fully operational, many of my frustrations could have been eliminated if money were no object.
My top ten reasons to go big on your 3D Printer purchase:
1. Leveling the printer bed
I spent a lot of time, and I mean A LOT, trying to level my 3D printer. In less expensive 3D printers,