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Hercules Filament System

by virtumake, published

Hercules Filament System by virtumake Nov 9, 2012

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Stores all my filament and makes it easy to feed any 3D Printer

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The sponge idea is great! Easy to apply and very effective. Thanks!

I keep my filament out in the open like this and I just run it through a sponge on the way through to the printer.  20+ lbs of plastic and never a clogged nozzle yet.

Good point. I think its easy to put a cover plate on the front. I will try this :)

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Instructions

This is a little idea I had last weekend. A storage system that holds all my filament and feeds the printer with the filament pully guide created by Miserybot thingiverse.com/thing:6919

The system works really great and all my worries that a 5 hour overnight print failes due to jammed filament are gone :)

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Auzze on Nov 10, 2012 said:

Bloody great idea, thanks for sharing.

SlaveMassaDrivaJDCUBED on Nov 9, 2012 said:

Doesnt that get all the spools dusty?  I mean that while you are using one spool, the others are exposed to dust.  Dust makes burn marks in the printout, and can also jam your nozzle.

virtumake on Nov 10, 2012 said:

Good point. I think its easy to put a cover plate on the front. I will try this :)

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