MakerBot Print is our newest print-prepration software, which supports native CAD files and STL assemblies,
allows you to interact with all your printers via the Cloud, and many other exciting new features.
Normally we 3D-print at 10% or 15%. Our suggestion would be for you to glue metal plate to the bottom of the tripod. Otherwise you can also just screw the tripod base to a wooden board. There is a hole underneath the tripod which was designed for that purpose.