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View Poll Results: Spare plastic or Aluminum parts made to order/need on the spot?
Good idea (You've needed a spare part badly enough to pay lots for it.) 1 50.00%
Maybe (You carry enough spare parts to get by, or cobble things together to stay functional.) 1 50.00%
Bad idea (I can survive with shoestrings and bubblegum, no need for help here.) 0 0%
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Old 14-10-2011, 15:36   #1
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Handyman / Repairman Who Can Make Parts Onsite

I've been wanting to be a liveaboard cruiser, and i'm curious how many of you would pay for replacement aluminum/plastic parts that could be designed and built when/where you needed them?

I'm a hobby machinist and 3D designer, along with being a computer repairman, and I am figuring on bring a Reprap 3D printer and a small CNC mill along on my boat.

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In short I could take measurements and pictures then design and create repair parts on the spot.

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