Hi I'm a beginner looking for an helpful advice on how I can build a 3D printer for practice before getting an official 3D printer. If you have any suggestions/tips/info/etc. Please let me know as I will be doing more research on 3D printers.

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    $\begingroup$ Hi and welcome to 3D Printing.SE! This question is too broad to be answered and would attract opinionated answers and a start for discussions. As such this question is difficult to answer as an SE question, this is more a type of question that is found on forums. SE is not a forum. Please take a look at the help section relating to asking questions, in particular How to Ask, and take the tour for more information on how stack exchange works. $\endgroup$ – 0scar May 4 '19 at 6:41
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    $\begingroup$ An interesting question that can be distilled is why you think you should build a printer yourself before buying an "official" one? $\endgroup$ – 0scar May 4 '19 at 8:43
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    $\begingroup$ I think this will be closed for the reasons Oscar mentioned, but there are a variety of detailed plans for building a 3d printer from components such as a Prusa i3 or Railcore. But as Oscar mentioned, another option is to buy an inexpensive kit or printer in the $200 range and you can learn a lot from that as well that would be possibly more difficult or time consuming to learn by building from scratch. $\endgroup$ – T. M. May 4 '19 at 9:48
  • $\begingroup$ See Building a 3-D printer. You'll learn more by building one than buying one, but also have more headaches :-) $\endgroup$ – Greenonline May 4 '19 at 12:16
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    $\begingroup$ I think this is a duplicate (as well as being too broad), and I've closed it as such. If you wish to edit your question to be more specific (and reduce it's breadth) then the question can be re-opened. Oh and welcome to SE.3DP! :-) $\endgroup$ – Greenonline May 4 '19 at 12:20

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