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Invader Toilet Paper Holder

by FMMT666, published

Invader Toilet Paper Holder by FMMT666 Apr 27, 2014

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Our gamer's household required DLC in the bathroom...

I am not that happy with the two "turret shaped" fixtures, that hold the toilet roll bar in place. Looks a little stupid...

And it's greeeeen...

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Thanks for the help, but I'm printing the 4-parts variant now with raft...This seems to work fine!

The blue 3M tape is waxed.
Retape your printing bed and wipe it with isopropyl alcohol.
Now, get ready for a completely new experience.

Oh, and good luck with removing the part ;-)

How is it possible to print this without warping? I print with PLA, 30% infill, 0.2mm, 210 Celsius and plattform (with blue painters tape) not heated.

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Instructions


Parts to Print
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Ideally you will only need these 4 parts:

1 x Invader -> "1-Part_Complete.stl"
1 x Bar -> "Bar.stl"
2 x Turret -> "Turret.stl"

The two "turrets", including a bit of filament, will hold the toilet roll bar in place.

But because the Invader-part is quite large, I also created two more, sliced versions.

The size for each variant is:

1-Part... -> (264 x 216)mm
2-Part... -> (132 x 216)mm, each part
4-Part... -> (108 x 96)mm, top parts
4-Part... -> (132 x 120)mm, bottom parts

If you choose to print the multiple parts Invader, make sure that the direction of the last layer is the same (e.g. rotate one of the parts or add more top thickness, etc...)

I printed the two-part Invader, but didn't care about this.
Depending on the lighting, you can clearly see the difference :-/


Putting it together
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I intentionally did not add any mounting holes because this was
meant to be fixed with double sided tape, Sugru, etc...

Beside the printed parts, you'll need two pieces of 3mm filament (~60mm each) and some glue.

Glue the Invader parts together (if you printed the multiple parts version).

Stick the filament into the "turret" and glue it (centered).
Notive that the bottom hole of the turret is a little larger. Insert the glue there!

I guess the rest should be self-explanatory...

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VoodooDE on Jun 4, 2014 said:

How is it possible to print this without warping? I print with PLA, 30% infill, 0.2mm, 210 Celsius and plattform (with blue painters tape) not heated.

FMMT666 on Jun 4, 2014 said:

The blue 3M tape is waxed.
Retape your printing bed and wipe it with isopropyl alcohol.
Now, get ready for a completely new experience.

Oh, and good luck with removing the part ;-)

RoTorIT on May 29, 2014 said:

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Soon to be leaving thingiverse because of Makerbot's behavior towards open source.

Details: http://www.fabbaloo.com/blog/2...

schnixx on Apr 27, 2014 said:

Nice idea!!

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