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    KNM's 3D print shop/ prep

    just posting up the prepped print shop area for my 3D printer coming soon,
    lots of goodies on the shelves to start replicating and hope to make some useful items.
    some pics of the small and cozy area where this will be going down.







    My sydarm weighs less than yours!!!

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    this will be my thread for projects that I am currently working on only,
    if anyone has a part or a file they would like for me to look at or make, I will be open to that, just PM with questions.
    I will update thread when printer is up and running.
    *******reminder to put up current print shop pic,(if I don't remember someone remind me )
    Last edited by knownothingmags; 03-11-2014 at 04:28 AM.

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    w00t, very excite!

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    I was thinking if there is a dye dam clip setup that would work for the automag, maybe it can be made to work, or 3D print a modified version of those clips,
    as you can see in one of the pics I have plenty of clips to spec from

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    got her running.

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    nerd gasm!

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    bigger part, non paintball. project for the wife.

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    How about experimenting with a set of pico shells

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    I'm sure it's on his list

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    if I do make them I will need to make them worth my time.
    when is LL?

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    may 16-18

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    thanks for the dates,

    come to find out the pico print will be on hold,
    for some reason they sent me an awesomely warped print bed,

    im going to ask them in they can give me the specs for the holes in the bed and ill send a request to a machinist here, if they have the time to make me a billet aluminum bed,
    since the ones they use are punched/cut aluminum, this way I know we are set, problem is I don't know how the heating element for my bed is attached.

    so big prints are kinda funky right now.

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    bummer, I know how that can go

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    Quote Originally Posted by knownothingmags View Post
    if I do make them I will need to make them worth my time.
    when is LL?
    everything that involves your NEW 3D printer should be worth your time since you just got it and you are still learning...at least that would be a good way to look at it? but thats just me man...im still waiting to see a finished project from ya big Dawg...haha sarcasm

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    Quote Originally Posted by need4reebs View Post
    everything that involves your NEW 3D printer should be worth your time since you just got it and you are still learning...at least that would be a good way to look at it? but thats just me man...im still waiting to see a finished project from ya big Dawg...haha sarcasm
    working on the finishing part after I get my wifes gear heart done.

    I look at it everydays saying "soon you will be finished"

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    printing one half of a pico shell now.
    I got a glass top for my print bed, its too thick so ill get new beds sometime soon.

    still need some fine tuning for the printer, but wont know where the tuning needs to be done until pico shell is done tonight.
    I really hope I can start producing these.

    3D printing as it stands today, in my humble opinion isn't the greatest thing. but that could change tomorrow.

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    if theres a mistake made is there a way to recycle the print material back into the machine?

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    Quote Originally Posted by BTAutoMag View Post
    if theres a mistake made is there a way to recycle the print material back into the machine?
    working on cads to produce a chop/recycle/extruder.
    after I weigh the cost of making the machine then ill see if its worth me making it or finding someone to recycle my filament that has been used,
    I haven't research outside sources yet but it is something I have been wanting to do. someone on youtube made one but it was only making what looked like strips of gum.
    so at least I know it can be done just have to lathe up some rollers to for the extrusion into 1.75 mm filament again.

    just have to make sure I have enough scrap to make a sizable roll of recycles filament.

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    Quote Originally Posted by knownothingmags View Post
    just have to make sure I have enough scrap to make a sizable roll of recycles filament.
    Dont worry, if your like me, you will have more then enough to recycle.

    How bad was the bed damaged? Mine so far has been doing very good, however I have had no luck at all with the pico hopper. I swear every time I try to print any of the parts, something goes wrong, from power failures to the print coming loose, to computer crashes (which I just replaced). My favorite thing I have built is a pair of plastic tweezers so that I dont damage the kapton covering on the bed.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Arstron View Post
    Dont worry, if your like me, you will have more then enough to recycle.

    How bad was the bed damaged? Mine so far has been doing very good, however I have had no luck at all with the pico hopper. I swear every time I try to print any of the parts, something goes wrong, from power failures to the print coming loose, to computer crashes (which I just replaced). My favorite thing I have built is a pair of plastic tweezers so that I dont damage the kapton covering on the bed.
    extruding machines can blow breakers or outlet breakers a lot.
    my stuff is sticking great, the pico is lifted on the bed at the nose, the support material is really no cooperating, but 6 more hours ill have a shell printed.
    I made the gear heart for my wife turned out great.

    I use and abs acetone mix to coat the bed a little helps stick the projects no problem.
    the bed was just a hair warped so I went and got glass. it makes taking prints off easier since I can remove the bed. ill throw up some pick when I get home from class of the pico shell. it should look like a Frankenstein mess.

    if you need help I can try to assist with the printer stuff.
    * oh and I bought mor filliment, and a 36 yd roll of 8" kapton
    thanks,
    KNM.

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    first vid of the start of pico

    farther alog
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    fail,
    sad day

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    dye dam prototype universal stock mount

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    Wow knm thought you forgot about me and the adapter.

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    I have to do some stress tests.
    ABS will not do the trick for this if you get too rough.
    so im looking to get some delrin/ nylon and see what I can accomplish.

    I still need to make 5 more and put them through there paces.
    and I need to modify the part some to see if I can get them to have more structure.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mercenario View Post
    Wow knm thought you forgot about me and the adapter.
    sorry iv been out of my pm box for a while. totally for got I even talk to you.

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    almost but still a fail, she goes to be recycled.

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    enclosure for the 3D printer finally done, printing a high temp loader shell now to see if it splits at all.
    wish me luck,

    ill post a pick if it went well.

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    w00t, cant wait

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    success!!!!!
    now who needs one half of a solid pico loader.............


    just kidding have to pull the support material out.

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