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I love the design of sneakypoo's Earbud holder but I don't like turning on support in my slicer.
So I designed a modified version of the shell parts with built-in support flanges that can easily be trimmed off afterwards. This way you can print the shells with nice nubs without turning on support.
I printed my prototypes in ABS using 0.25 mm layer height, 0.49 mm extrusion width, 2 perimeters and 50% infill. I used a craft knife to carefully trim off the small triangular support pieces.
Next I want to try and print some PLA copies in some nice bright colours!
Earbud shell with support by richgain is licensed under the Creative Commons - Attribution license.
So what's this mean?
We're sure richgain would love to see what you've printed - take a photo and share it on Thingiverse as a Make.
To post a Make simply visit this Thing again and click I Made One to start uploading your photo. You can also download the Thingiverse Mobile app (available via Google Play and Apple App Store) to take a photo and upload your Make right from the app!