Scavenging Parts

Sat 24 May 2014 by Dr. Dirk Colbry

I found this printer at a garage sale for $2.


I like to find old mechanical/electrical devices and take them apart with my kids.


In addition to just having fun and learning how things work, we were able to salvage the stepper motors. I want to try hooking them up to the Arduino ( that my brother gave me for Christmas. If it works, we are going to try and make a reprap ( using parts printed from my Ultimaker 2 (

- Dirk

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