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Offline Haddon

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Bee hive 3d printer
« on: July 05, 2013, 04:48:51 PM »
A friend sent me this I had never seen it yall might have but heres the link.

http://thechive.com/2013/07/03/bees-natures-little-3d-printers-20-hq-photos/

what do yall think I am not really a artsy fart-see sorta person so it seems pointless to me but to each his own.

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Re: Bee hive 3d printer
« Reply #1 on: July 05, 2013, 05:50:37 PM »
I have a hard enough time getting them to build comb in their boxes.

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Re: Bee hive 3d printer
« Reply #2 on: July 05, 2013, 09:20:02 PM »
That is just too cool. 

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Re: Bee hive 3d printer
« Reply #3 on: July 05, 2013, 09:28:30 PM »
Wow! all I can say is WOW!  X:X X:X X:X
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Re: Bee hive 3d printer
« Reply #4 on: July 05, 2013, 11:39:47 PM »
That is pretty nice.
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Re: Bee hive 3d printer
« Reply #5 on: July 06, 2013, 12:10:15 AM »
that is really cool.  the guys must have been bored.....
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Re: Bee hive 3d printer
« Reply #6 on: July 06, 2013, 04:08:03 AM »
I don't believe it, frankly. That comb looked to uniform to me.

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Re: Bee hive 3d printer
« Reply #7 on: July 06, 2013, 06:54:24 AM »
BTB, I can't say either way. However, I understand that they are using these printers to make weapons that are functional. From what I've read the technology is pretty good.
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Re: Bee hive 3d printer
« Reply #8 on: July 07, 2013, 04:09:41 AM »
oh ya, a 3d printer can do it of course with no doubt at all...this is a 3B printer...as in the article gives the impression the bees themselves filled out the comb that way....I am just not convinced...though hey, I don't know, thats for sure.

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Re: Bee hive 3d printer
« Reply #9 on: July 07, 2013, 01:37:12 PM »
Skeptical.  Where's the bee space? Also I've never seen solid comb ever. It does look cool however :mrgreen:
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