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Started printing my new spool holder...

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Thinking this is looking like it could double up for something else as well... :lol: :roll: :lol:
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A bit better image... I don't know why, but all these STL files I download always seem to have some "dump fault" in them :shrug: When I do my own files and print them they'll print out fine...

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@exxos I do hope that pink matches the recently repaired TV?

What is it a spool for out of curiosity?
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rubber_jonnie wrote: Mon Jun 01, 2020 4:18 pm @exxos I do hope that pink matches the recently repaired TV?
I think it is pretty close, may be a fraction darker :shrug:
rubber_jonnie wrote: Mon Jun 01, 2020 4:18 pm What is it a spool for out of curiosity?
It's a spool for printing stuff out with ? :lol: :shrug:
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rubber_jonnie wrote: Mon Jun 01, 2020 4:18 pm What is it a spool for out of curiosity?
exxos wrote: It's a spool for printing stuff out with ? :lol: :shrug:
He fallen into the trap of needing a 3D printer in order to print out 3D printer parts.
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derkom wrote: Mon Jun 01, 2020 5:04 pm He fallen into the trap of needing a 3D printer in order to print out 3D printer parts.
:dizzy:
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First part done! A bit of oozing I think on the top of it, likely because the fans were not running as they are too noisy :roll: Need to measure the fans and find some quieter ones I think..



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So this turned out to be a pain :roll: It did not actually fit as my printer has some locating holes, so I had to drill them out :roll: I also had to take the bottom of the printer to get at the nuts the other side :roll:

Even more annoying, I tried to link the rear fans in series to run them at half voltage, I don't know why but the whole printer went off, crashed, came back on again, and now both vans are stuck full on all the time :roll: I have just left them disconnected for now..

Also if anyone knows what this presumably MOSFET is, let me know as I cannot seem to find out what it actually is :roll:

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Finally done. Messed up on the top bit though, but not surprised with no supports :roll:

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exxos wrote: Mon Jun 01, 2020 5:05 pm
derkom wrote: Mon Jun 01, 2020 5:04 pm He fallen into the trap of needing a 3D printer in order to print out 3D printer parts.
:dizzy:
:dizzy: indeed!!


Out of curiosity, what was wrong with the old one? Not pink enough?
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800XL and 65XE both with Ultimate1MB,VBXL/XE & PokeyMax, SIDE3, SDrive Max, 2x 1010 cassette, 2x 1050 one with Happy mod, 3x 2600 Jr, 7800 and Lynx II
Approx 20 STs, including a 520 STM, 520 STFMs, 3x Mega ST, MSTE & 2x 32 Mhz boosted STEs
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