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Screwless gear cube/heart pin tool

by kcmelty, published

Screwless gear cube/heart pin tool by kcmelty Oct 13, 2012

Description

Inserting the pins into the center hub of the screwless gear cube and heart were kind of a pain in the fingers. This tool makes assembly much easier.

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Thanks, very useful!

Thanks emmett. Your gear heart and cubes are always a big hit.

That is a great idea, I'm going to have to try this.

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Instructions

Use the end marked long for the long pins and the side marked short for the short pins. Very complicated I know.

Be sure to print it with enough infill to keep the pins from poking through the face at the end of the opening.

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summetj on Feb 12, 2013 said:

Thanks, very useful!

emmett on Oct 19, 2012 said:

That is a great idea, I'm going to have to try this.

kcmelty on Oct 21, 2012 said:

Thanks emmett. Your gear heart and cubes are always a big hit.

PropellerScience on Oct 13, 2012 said:

So it's not just me that thought those pins were a pain. Excellent tool!

MacGyver on Oct 13, 2012 said:

This might even work better than the pliers I've been using.

kcmelty on Oct 14, 2012 said:

Scaling it down should work for the smaller pins. If not let me know what size they are.

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