Rubber Band Tie-Down Device

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Rubber Band Tie-Down Device by MangoT21 Jun 23, 2012
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This is a clip that allows you to bind all manner of things.

Use it to tie your reprap wires to your frame without zip ties.

Use it to control cables behind your desk.

You can be creative with it!

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Print and mount to whatever you like using a rubber band, string, or anything you can go from one side to the other around what you want to bind.

Printed with replicator G, using new accelerated defaults.

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You could close one of the loops a bit more, leave just a narrow slot, and it would hold in the elastic band so the two would always be together, ready to use. Hopefully I explained that right.

My 'mark one' design for this had a closed side.

However, I didn't like having to babysit the print to get the band in there, and neither did I fancy the idea of melted rubber band on my HPB :)

It does work though, you just have to sit there and hold the rubber band waiting for the right time to put it in.

Perfectly suited for a just-in-case Altoids tin.