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Retro Television

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Retro Television by PrettySmallThings Jan 13, 2012

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A little sci fi, a little retro - this television brings a little entertainment to our extra-stellar journey. My only concern is that children might not actually recognize this vintage device as a TV :) 1:18 Scale

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If you have only one color on hand, print all the pieces at once using the Print Plate.

If you have more than one color available, print one copy each of the body, base & bits, and screen - swapping your filament between each print. Assemble with glue or acetone.

I used a standard print-o-matic profile on my ToM, 20% infill with one extra shell. Due to the 45 degree overhangs in several objects, I found printing with one extra shell actually reduced overall printing time. Without the extra shell, many layers print solid to accomodate the overhangs.

The legs and antenna are fairly robust - I imagine this thing would print just fine at 75% of its original size.

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the legs on this are ridiculously fragile and each one has broken some several times, during the finishing work. It's delicate, and it won't stand up to being dropped clumsily either.
Cute as heck, though, and printed fine even with the makerbot mini.

My father told me of a time these existed ...in a galaxy far far away.

very impressive! Extremely retro and with a splash of dark purple filament it could be considered Burton-esque!

I'm also very impressed. Definitely inspirational...

Wow, you are making a lot of awesome things!

Very cool. What are you using to design these things?

I'm working in AutoCAD. Since buying my makerbot this fall, I've been mostly focusing on learning the bot and its tolerances, falling back on established CAD skills. I'm hoping to set some time aside in the near future to learn OpenSCAD and some mesh modeling to mix things up a little.

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