I'm not sure which price range your referring too, but keep in mind that most people wont be supporting a 5 gallon bucket of water from the device. LOLI have had some resin parts and I know how they look like. I think 3d printed objects are more durable than resin parts. An example:
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If you wear it for a public event you have to be sure it won't give you any kind of problem.
That's a why I decided to use 3d printing.
Another reason is that I should make different molds because it's composed by various parts and I don't have much experience in this sector.
I am still "unblooded" member so I don't know if I can talk about pricing.
Just to give you an idea, the price will be in that range if I make everything at home because I don't have to pay other people... just materials, time and taxes.
The only disappointing thing is that people must wait a little if I have to satisfy many requests at once