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  1. Let us describe our service on the summary of hubs

    When a buyer uploads their model they are presented with a list of hubs by distance/price/score. Let us add a short blurb about our hub here so we can promote our service with some discussion about our points of difference.

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    • Let hub owners create voucher codes for our repeat customers to use

      Its been asked and discussed many times, since 2014, so I think its time to say it again and ask 3DHubs to spend some of its 12.5% fees on improving the service to us hub owners, so that we can have some of the features we ask for. This one is important - its the most important feature to build business online

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      • Customer selectable printing direction

        If a user has a certain direction they would like the part printed in it would be nice for them to specify that. I have had a few cases where the calculated support is significantly off because the customer wanted it printed a certain way.

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        • 1 vote
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          • Please include grade 5 titanium in the list of materials for CNC.

            We work in the marine industry and a lot of clients want custom titanium parts

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            • The man who had - then lost - the first 3D Printing Patent | An American profile

              I wanted to reach out to you with a little story about a man from Greenville, SC who I think would make a great blog post or interesting article. He was the man who actually patented the 3D printer first...and then lost it.

              To cut a long story short, Bill Masters first conjured up the notion of a 3D printer in the late 70's as he was kayaking and thinking about spit balls (really!). He patented his first design in 1982 (2 years before Chuck Hull, most well known as the Father of 3D Printing), but then lost his patents…

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              • countdown launched from payment done, not from ordering

                Once i'm notified of a new order, the countdown is launched and i receive deadline reminders when close to the shipping deadline. But if the Customer has not yet paid, that means he could pay the last day of the countdown but I can't launch the production until the payement is done.
                So, i propose to launch the countdown once the payment is done and not at ordering.
                if i propose to postpone the shipping to the next day, but if i did not revceive payment, how could i respect the shortened deadline ?
                My production timeline is about max…

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                • Please add a "random material color"

                  Add a option for a random color or if the customer does not care which color as i have had many which dont mind but choose black or white just because its like a default color, where as if their was a "dont care" option us, 3d hubs, could use up old bits and pieces of filament and stock.

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                  • 123123

                    我觉得吧 还是有必要写点东西的

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                    • Dear sir

                      We develop and sell '3d bed free' coating material for 3D printer heating bed.
                      And 3d coating is good adhesion to PLA output and ABS output.
                      3d putty is a putty filling the gap of PLA, ABS.
                      Please watch the attached video.
                      For more information, please visit www.nadahhk.com.
                      nauindus CEO hak-jae Lee
                      https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NGI4fR72eM0&t=22s

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                      • A Catalogue of Electric SkateBoard designs and parts.

                        Jack your intern made an Electric Skateboard and shared the design.

                        DIY and self fixes for Electric Skateboards are very popular.

                        Please look into this more.

                        Thank You.

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                        • Don't require manual page reload to get prices right

                          I'm new to 3D hubs, so I may be using the site wrong, but it isn't intuitive. After uploading the model I always get a 10 € price and the same hub as a suggestion. Browsing the other options just shows a list of empty boxes. I need to reload the page manually after upload to bring up the 3D model viewer and correct prices.

                          When placing in my first order I got a message that there is already an account with my e-mail address. There isn't. I needed to log in with the credentials I just entered to get…

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                          • Make the ordering flow less retarded.

                            A few issues:
                            1) Quantity is assumed to be 1 and can only be changed at the end of the order process.
                            2) There appears to be no way to submit several parts in the one order.

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                            • spring powered cellphone charger

                              Hi there

                              I need this spring powered phone charger made

                              https://www.behance.net/gallery/1902587/Cyclus-Step

                              It is a hand crank dynamo phone charger

                              on planetary gears with a spring.

                              We cant make planetary gears small enough with a 3d printer in Canada.

                              It will need ceramic bearing on the planetary gears to make it move

                              with the least torque.

                              It only requires a hand crank dynamo phone charge on planetary gearing

                              attach to a mantle clock spring.

                              Please tell me if you can make this for us,

                              thank you

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                              • turn materials off

                                There are times when I run out of filament, need to buy a different color, have a large order in a certain type of filament but the printer is still online.

                                Instead of removing the printer or deleting the filament, we should be able to disable and enable different types of filament.

                                Say for instance: I have PLA, PETG, TPU, and ABS. I run out of ABS, but I still have all the other filaments in stock. Instead of deleting that entire filament group, I should be able to turn off ONLY ABS.

                                This would save you from having to…

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                                • Online support

                                  Hello,
                                  I provide online support for 3D printers, and those who have difficulty assembling and using them.

                                  I have these needs:
                                  1. I need 24/7 live support agents (I provide chat/audio/video technical support) and I want to pay $5-$15 an hour (Chinese support agents, where these printers do come cheap, work cheaper). I can pay 3D Hubs Forum a referral fee/commission for recommending your top forum support people if hired. With commission, the commission will be the lifetime of the employment and it should more money
                                  2. I have a drop-shipper pool with escrow an Chinese wholesale, which means lower…

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                                  • Get your act together

                                    There's no obvious way to cancel an order as a customer. My first order gave me no option for choosing a hub more local to me, nor did it give me the option to choose a different type of shipping. Not everyone needs their part sent via extreme, super fast, next day shipping that costs more than the print. Your nagging emails and text messages are user-hostile and aggressive for no reason at all - I didn't submit payment right away, got an email an hour later, and went to bed. When I woke up, I had a text message…

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                                    • 1 vote
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                                      • 1 vote
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                                        • More detail input option on cost setting

                                          It'll be great if 3D hubs can provide more option on setting, factor in printing time, material weight etc, like we can provide our own detail print setting, that will help providing an accurate cost.
                                          I can't see how the estimated cost is calculate, it quite often different from our slicing setting, if there's a standard detail of basic setting shown for different slicing software at least we can set accordingly.

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