FreeRunner Pricing and PVT update

Ian Darwin ian at
Mon Apr 14 20:39:27 CEST 2008

>   Well I apologize for killing the orange/white model.  When I
> get to place where I can figure what colors everyone wants and in what 
> ratios, then I can easily add colors. For now, folks are focused on the
> innards and not the cosmetics.

In the days of Henry Ford, it made sense to say "You can have any color you
like, as long as it's black". The next year, competitors went wild with colors,
leading to the frenzy of of new-car-year style changes that we put up with today. :-)

OTOH, today it does make sense to say it, because the CAD files are
up. And while nobody could afford to build their own Model T, today
many people that can afford a FreeRunner and that want fancy colors
can in fact build a RepRap (see and
make their own cases.

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