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Chainmail links

by shildner, published

Chainmail links by shildner Dec 4, 2012

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Interlocking links are easily snapped together to fulfill your wildest medieval dreams.

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Ah, I see what you're saying.  Good call!

“The time you enjoy wasting is not wasted time."

Yeah, sounds nice, but a lot of work ^^
Yet again, still a lot less work than bending steel wire  into links and making a genuine chain mail ;)

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*Update with thinner links and smaller holes. Makes your constructions lie flatter and they don't come unconnected as easily.

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SvenS on Dec 10, 2012 said:

Time to buy some metal gray filament :)

shildner on Dec 10, 2012 said:

I was also thinking a nice layer of stainless steel coating!  https://www.inventables.com/te...

shildner on Dec 6, 2012 said:

caster66 What do you mean?  Sorry, I'm new to this whole thing, but it's been super-fun!  Right now these rings snap together fairly easily.  Are you recommending printing a few sheets of solid, locked rings then connecting them with the snapping, single rings?

caster66 on Dec 6, 2012 said:

Speaking from experience as a chainmailler, you can make the mail smoother by using solid rings for a majority of the rings. I know when I make my pieces that I go through and close half the rings first to speed things up so in a case like this might as well make them closed from the start.

shildner on Dec 13, 2012 said:

Ah, I see what you're saying.  Good call!

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