Bolex Rewind Key

by ls3d, published

Bolex Rewind Key by ls3d Dec 31, 2012

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Key for manually advancing or rewinding a Bolex 16mm camera using the 8:1 gear shaft.

If printed with plastics, use gently.


Update: Corrected for size and ease of construction. No need for a bolt to hold it together as I was originally planning. All parts are printable, a little bit of glue to hold it together. Works!
The rewind key handle and pin connect to the bottom of the rewind key body forming an 's' shape.

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Bolex Rewind Key by ls3d is licensed under the GNU - GPL license.

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Not sure why but when I load these files to the Makerbot software they look fine on the canvas, but when I try to export to print the files are blank. Print preview is blank, printed file is blank.. No idea why. Successfully printed lots of other files. Anyone else have this issue?

I just uploaded 2 new versions of the key that I've been printing with an UP! and Printrbot without issue. The original models were likely ones I made with a mesh editor and converted to STL, which could explain the weirdness. The new models were made with OpenSCAD and are much more stable. Let me know how they come out.

awesome! Thank you for such a quick response and the new files are working perfectly. Print almost complete. Thanks again!