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I built the MendelMax 1.5 RepRap 3D printer. With designs for the MendelMax 2 already out and kits available, it may seem like I built an outdated printer. However, I chose to build the 1.5 instead of the 2.0 because it is more in the spirit of RepRaps, and is more similar to the systems I'm already used to using, the Open Hybrid Mendel. The 2.0 systems are a lot more commercial looking, with more metal parts instead of printed parts. I thought that the 1.5 is a good combination of the values I'm looking for: structurally stable, easilly replicable, cheep materials, quality prints, and adaptable.