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Improved Ratchet Wheel for gtcdman27's Rubber Band Gun

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Improved Ratchet Wheel for gtcdman27's Rubber Band Gun by alan_one Dec 28, 2012

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I had some trouble getting the original ratchet wheel design from gtcdman27's gun to work, so I designed a different one. This works well for me.

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Recommend you print this at a high density for increased strength.

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Sweet! I'm going to try this with my derivative because I've been having trouble loading the rubber bands. I'll let you know if it works better.

I tried it out and I can't get it to work with my gun. I'm thinking it may be because I had some curling while printing the handle that may have changed the geometry and that is what is making it not work.

Yeah the mechanism is a bit finicky... I also added a rubber band to mine to work as a return spring for the trigger.

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