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by Tim
Tue Apr 15, 2014 1:12 pm
Forum: Model / Object Sharing
Topic: Smithsonian Institution Digitized Artifacts
Replies: 10
Views: 6717

Re: Smithsonian Institution Digitized Artifacts

Hmm, that's a good point. I guess I'll keep donating to the Electronic Freedom Foundation and hope for the best.
by Tim
Tue Apr 15, 2014 2:15 am
Forum: Model / Object Sharing
Topic: Smithsonian Institution Digitized Artifacts
Replies: 10
Views: 6717

Re: Smithsonian Institution Digitized Artifacts

The Smithsonian guys showed up at the Silver Spring Maker Faire this past autumn and were showing off their Lincoln mask print and a few others. I guess being just a few miles away, they didn't mind hauling out the printers and doing the setup and tear-down. I'm glad to see that all of that is publi...
by Tim
Sun Apr 13, 2014 2:19 am
Forum: Printed Object Showcase
Topic: Twist vase
Replies: 8
Views: 4598

Re: Twist vase

You can always modify the OpenSCAD file to specify the actual wall (and a base, too). The original OpenSCAD just defines a solid object, so I guess it's sliced by setting infill density to zero and not printing a top and bottom solid (or maybe the bottom is solid? I haven't printed the part). The fo...
by Tim
Thu Apr 10, 2014 2:48 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: very interesting new slicer
Replies: 5
Views: 4698

Re: very interesting new slicer

Toby, I don't think the application of the kapton tape is limiting. I think they showed it as an alternative (and very clever) way of doing support. If you add support material in slic3r (and I assume S3D is basically the same), you specify an "interface layer" (or layers) between the support and th...
by Tim
Thu Apr 10, 2014 2:37 pm
Forum: Model / Object Sharing
Topic: Splint for heater connector (for 2012-2013 era M2s)
Replies: 0
Views: 2100

Splint for heater connector (for 2012-2013 era M2s)

This is a splint I designed for my M2 that keeps the heated bed wire from kinking behind the connector. MakerGear upgraded the wiring sometime since I got my M2 in January 2013. I'm not sure how to tell if an M2 has the old wiring that is susceptible to kinking or the newer wiring. If anybody knows,...