Its inevitable. When you need spare parts, structural prototypes and fast mechanical production,3d printing is the key. In the post carousel I present you some of my printouts with their story.
On the side of CAD and CAM I use Solidworks and Solidcam and I recommend this printer: Cubicon Single Plus
You can download printable STL files from my pinshape page and also you can find example print-ready files in below.