[Fab] PLA

miloh froggytoad at gmail.com
Mon Dec 16 20:32:30 UTC 2013

Hi Phil,

Techshop's lobby has 1.7mm PLA for sale, and my company Type A Machines
sells 1.7mm PLA and PET filament online with 'will call' pickup available
for locals.


On Mon, Dec 16, 2013 at 11:52 AM, Dan Roberts <ademan555 at gmail.com> wrote:

> printbl.com is the only authorized distributer of Diamond Age PLA in the
> US. From what I've heard, they are the best, however they are not the
> cheapest ($50/kg). The Concord Fry's Electronics started carrying 3mm PLA
> in the past couple months, and I imagine other Bay Area stores have too. I
> believe they want $40/kg and I have no idea of the quality or origin.
> NorCal Reprap norcalreprap.com out of Sacramento is a small shop which
> sells PLA and ABS for $35/kg. I'm not sure they will always be open to it,
> but they were willing to meet me at a Starbucks in Sacramento rather than
> me paying shipping. I haven't bought from them yet, but as they're
> local-ish I've decided to try them for my next purchase, because I have a
> friend that commutes to Sacramento semi-regularly, otherwise the trip
> probably would be prohibitive. If you want *really* inexpensive PLA there's
> Jet on amazon.com which I've heard is good. Finally, there's the
> tragically named chinese repraper.com which I've also heard is
> functional, and haven't heard anything bad about. They are very inexpensive
> (~$31/kg) but shipping will make up the price difference easily if you
> don't buy in bulk. It's my understanding NorCal Reprap resells repraper's
> PLA, but at $35 is cheaper than repraper+shipping. Hope that helps!
> Cheers,
> Dan
> On Dec 16, 2013 11:10 AM, "Phil Spitler" <phil at bonfirelabs.com> wrote:
>> Any suggestions on where to buy PLA either locally or online.
>> Just wondering where to get a good price.
>> Cheers.
>> Phil
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