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Holiday Gift Guide 2011: Santa Claus Machines | Make:
If you're planning on getting a 3D printer for yourself, the decisions about what to buy, and who to buy it from, can be daunting. If you're trying to buy a gift for a 3D printing enthusiast, and don't necessarily share his or her passion for the subject, they can be downright overwhelming, not to mention expensive. Fortunately, there are quality gift options short of buying a whole printer, and we've listed some great ones, below, from lowest to highest price. On the other hand, if you're ready to take the plunge and buy a whole printer, our preferred makes and models are listed at the end of the guide, again in order of increasing price.