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#202

Nice! The only thing I’ve actually designed and printed myself has been an offset extension for my flight setup too, for the Mongoose T-50:

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I used 3DS Max to create it and set the dimensions to imperial but when I put it in the Prusa slicer it had to be scaled 2500% to actually be printed in the 1:1 dimensions that I set in 3DS Max. Kinda odd, but in the end it worked so im happy with the results.


#203

so after using it last night I want it to be wider for more rigidity, and also some bolt holes

I will try it at home first with pla but if it isn’t strong enough im throwing carbon fiber at it
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#204

Markforged?

We’re about to buy a few at work, they’re really nice machines.


#205

Correct

The technology is great but the machine isn’t perfect, no heated bed is ridiculous.

But it makes some sexy prints


#206

wider flight stick mount and put some bolt holes in my desk and the CAD model

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#207

I decided that my master bedroom was a waste of space, as I’m only in there a few hours each night to sleep. So I moved my bed to a smaller room & gave my printers some space & their own computer :slight_smile:

There is enough room for 1, or maybe 2 more printers. Something with multi color next I think, maybe a MK3…

Still working on the other side of the room, I need to find some more scrap wood to make up another bench. I want a nice tall one so I can work while standing.

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#208

Ok i have a sheet of glass maybe 2mm thick. Could I attach that to my heated bed instead of using tape all the time?


#209

technically yes


#210

Yes and if you sand it down well with 220 grit, you may not require anything but the glass plate.


#211

Keep in mind that if it is just plain glass, it may not be perfectly flat. So make sure to run a good calibration print after leveling to check for any high/low spots.

Somethings that covers the whole bed like this.


#212

Balls!
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#213

Make some L1T / Burning Earth balls.


#214

#215

Wait, WHAT?


#216

Hmm, makes sense, kind of like sub surface laser etching I guess, but you focus on a complete shape rather than a specific point.

I wonder how complex a shape it is capable of- like would a cube within a cube be possible? or would the hardening outer cube block the inner cube from completing.

It would be awesome to work on stuff like this. If only I could go back a few years & head down a different career path!


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#218

Doing random stuff like that really makes me want a 3d printer


#219

99% of my prints


#220

My son loves 3d printers.


#221

fuck off aremis