Posted on July 1, 2013July 1, 2013 by Quentin Harley — 12 CommentsReprap Morgan kits available OpenHardware.co.za has now released Reprap Morgan for preorders! Reprap Morgan Kit ZA Get yours today! If you are in Gauteng, I will be presenting free workshops @house for hack Centurion to help you get the most out of your Morgan. Cheers! Quentin -25.86022228.198828Share this:RedditPocketTwitterPinterestFacebookEmailLinkedInPrintTelegramWhatsAppSkypeTumblrLike this:Like Loading... Related Posted on July 1, 2013July 1, 2013 by Quentin Harley — 12 Comments Post navigationPrevious post: Wim’s Reprap morgan buildNext post: Gada prize 12 thoughts on “Reprap Morgan kits available” Nicholas Seward July 1, 2013 So very awesome. I will double down on your assembly directions to do my little part to make this a successful endeavor. Cheers! Reply Quentin Harley July 1, 2013 Thanks! It finally took quite a lot of but-kicking to get the kits out @ a price that is reasonable for a new product in South-Africa. In the mean time I will work on a auto leveling mechanism for Morgan, that should also be useful for Simpson. Reply rhy July 1, 2013 $708 American? Isn’t that crazy expensive? Is there a place to order kits in the US? Something closer to $300 maybe? Reply Quentin Harley July 1, 2013 Yes. It is insanely expensive. Now you see why the Morgan Project was born. Here in South Africa you pay even more than that for an Ecksbot kit (Mendel Prusa clone). This is primarily because the electronic building block cost about 80% (or more) of the kit price. My advice would be to get the sources, and get your components locally. You might be able to build one for under $300 even without bulk buying. Also remember that the price to courier from South-Africa will probably be steep… There will undoubtedly be US sources of Morgan soon. Africa is a tough country. Thanks for the interest though! Reply Steve Purtee July 1, 2013 Will you have a kit of just printed parts? Reply Darryn July 3, 2013 +1 Reply rhy July 2, 2013 OK, thanks for the info. Let me know when there are kits available stateside! 🙂 Reply jay July 3, 2013 I think the Morgan could be used for CNC too! Imagine 4 Morgans, one at each corner of the board, working on the same job. Reply Quentin Harley July 3, 2013 It would be a sight to behold! And a sound… It will sound like a swarm of angry bees at speed! There are definitely possibilities to use it for CNC tasks. The first set of arms were too weak, but the latest set should be sturdy enough to carry a rotary tool flexible extender toolhead. We could even use two sets of primary arms to make it stronger. The sky is the limit. That combined with the new drive wheels will give professional results on a hacker’s budget. Reply Devin September 12, 2013 Is the kit still avalible? I can’t find it on open hardware. Reply Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Website Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email. The CAPTCHA cannot be displayed. This may be a configuration or server problem. You may not be able to continue. Please visit our status page for more information or to contact us. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.