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Amazing 96-piece 3D Printable Stegosaurus Hits the MakerBot Digital Store

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stegoaniThe MakerBot Digital Store has really been churning out the unique, innovative designs as of late. Whether it is a piece from the Martha Stewart Trellis Collection, Elmo from their Sesame Street Classic Collection, or any one of their other unique, high quality, 3D print-ready designs, the company is definitely on to something.

Today, yet another design hits the MakerBot Digital Store; a design that is targeted toward both hobbyists and educators alike. The 3D printable Stegosaurus Skeleton has been created by the MakerBot Design Team, after having visited the American Museum of Natural History in New York City. There they took photos and studied the complete bone structure of this creature, which is sure to make quite the holiday gift for that dinosaur lover in your family.

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“Discover the unique anatomy of the Stegosaurus from the claws up when you print your own from the MakerBot Digital Store on your MakerBot Replicator 3D Printer,” explained MakerBot. “Include this model in your Biology or Geology lessons to incorporate physical manipulatives in your instruction while you introduce students to the basics of 3D printing.”

stego2This stegosaurus skeleton measures an astounding 458mm x 204mm x 286mm in dimensions once assembled, and takes a total of 48 hours to 3D print. It prints in 96 separate pieces, which must all be assembled, complete. Thankfully, MakerBot provides the complete assembly instructions online. While the design files for this dinosaur are not free, they are priced at a relatively affordable $14.99. Once paid for, the design can be streamed directly to your MakerBot 3D printer.

This would be a perfect classroom project for a lesson on dinosaurs, or even just for those of us who love putting models together. The end result of this print is a breathtaking 1:20 scale model of one of the more popular dinosaurs to have walked this earth around 150 million years ago. This is just one more example of how MakerBot is trying to use 3D printing in a way that can be integrated into a classroom environment. It should be interesting to see what other designs they release in the coming year.

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As for printing, MakerBot recommends using a MakerBot Replicator 3D printer, along with MakerBot Warm Gray, True Brown, and Army Green PLA filament. What do you think of this incredible model? Have you 3D printed one? Discuss in the 3D Printable Stegosaurus Skeleton forum thread on 3DPB.com.  Check out the video showing a 360 degree view of this model below.

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