check it out: http://www.dailypaul.com/comment/2995120
I've seen sub-$1000 units all over the web. With your budget, seems like you should be able to acquire a pretty competent unit.
Here's a $600 & $700 unit!
Except for their: "**Due to kickstarter orders, our estimated delivery date is August 2013** Updated Printer Pictures coming soon!"
I believe one of the below printers can be had cheaper for their DIY build your own printer kit (could be wrong, it's been awhile since I read up on their spec sheet).
[**UPDATE: looks like RepRap.org was the DiY version; Ed's got the details below: http://www.dailypaul.com/comment/2995356]
Here are some reference sites:
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