by FatFreddie, published
Use This Project
Give a Shout Out
If you print this Thing and display it in public proudly give attribution by printing and displaying this tag.Print Thing Tag
Yet another spool design. Sized to fit Faberdashery 100M coils.
This one uses a layer of grease to damp the movement which stops it sticking or running on which seems to be a problem with some of the designs.
This is more of a demonstration of an idea than a finished object but I have had it running as is for a few days and it's working well - the grease stops it overrunning or sticking. You may well have to design a new housing to fit it where you want it.
You need three M3 allen caps bolts and nyloc nuts, a 6mm bolt and nyloc nut and some half inch bar / wood etc for the spokes.
It should be pretty obvious what's happening - the only non-obvious bit is to smear a layer of grease between the hub and the housing (mounting bracket). I used silicone grease because it was handy and I don't think it will rot the plastic.
Getting the spoke warm when press fitting them into the hub might help - mine went in ok but there's a bit of a bulge.
If you get the tension right in the bolts on the hooks, you can slide them up and down without having to mess around with loosening them off and tightening them up again.
Upgrade this Thing with Thingiverse AppsCustomization
Edit, personalize, or revise this ThingPrint Fulfilment
Order a print of this ThingTools and Utilities
Repair, slice, or enhance this Thing
Damped Spool by FatFreddie is licensed under the Creative Commons - Attribution - Share Alike license.
What does this mean?
- You must attribute (give credit) to the creator of this Thing.
- You must distribute Remixes under the same license as the original.
- Remixing or Changing this Thing is allowed.
- Commercial use is allowed.
Show Some Love
Say thanks by giving FatFreddie a tip and help them continue to share amazing Things with the Thingiverse community.Tip Designer
We're sure FatFreddie would love to see what you've printed. Please document your print and share a Make with the community.
To post a Make simply visit this Thing again and click I Made One to start uploading your photo. It’s even easier to post a Make via the Thingiverse Mobile app (available via Google Play and Apple App Store).