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Robot Schmobot

by cerberus333, published

Robot Schmobot by cerberus333 Sep 24, 2012

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Robot Schmobot

My homage to Robbie Not a 100% accurate model, but I wanted a single print using FFF that captures the spirit of the Robbie. This should still capture him even when printed small

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 Yeah, I meant bend a paperclip into a hoop with a stick extending from it.
Lets not forget the round hoop at the end of that.
 thanks, I know it was a compromised design, but I wanted something I could print as a oneshot (no gluing, no removing support)
if you want antennae i would suggest the following. take a paperclip bend it into one and heat the pointy side and poke it thru and it should hold (might need glue) that would make a really solid antenna)
and it would be much stronger than ABS or PLA

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OK,,, I printed at 0% infill 2 shells at those settings it did have a few gaps i fill them in with abs/acetone goop (see pics on machine you can see the gaps on the laptop is after the 'cleanup')

I did a second test using 10% infill and it significantly reduced the holes (still small ones on the top)

no support is needed

I have loved robbie since i was a child and first saw him on a guest appearance on Lost in space, and then later in forbidden planet. He is the best robot ever!

Where is the antenna and stuff?
Like i said,
"Not a 100% accurate model,

but I wanted a single print using FFF that captures the spirit of the Robbie."
Looks good I must say. :)
 thanks, I know it was a compromised design, but I wanted something I could print as a oneshot (no gluing, no removing support)
if you want antennae i would suggest the following. take a paperclip bend it into one and heat the pointy side and poke it thru and it should hold (might need glue) that would make a really solid antenna)
and it would be much stronger than ABS or PLA
Lets not forget the round hoop at the end of that.
 Yeah, I meant bend a paperclip into a hoop with a stick extending from it.
Danger Danger ... infill required Will Robinson...
 I get away without infill but I have to do some minor
post printing touch up.
It really depends on what you prefer.
Infill is going to make it have smaller holes.
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