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Customizable Lens Filter Case

by walter, published

Customizable Lens Filter Case by walter Jan 22, 2013

Description

Customizable magnetic case for holding lens filters or other similarly shaped objects. The magnets work as a hinge, and to hold the case closed. If the cases are the same size, they will also stack nicely, with the magnets holding them together..

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Great work! I recently lost my filter case, this will be very useful. Thanks.

I went and printed one set, but without a heated bed it warps, and unfortunately it seems to warp outwords :( Ill Have to tra and print it with my warpless super special PLA 45 (unfortunately the color is auful :D ) thanks for the ausome design. should save some space in the bag.

Thanks!

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Instructions

Check out the diagram in the photos section for a description of the customizer parameters.

Use cylindrical rare earth magnets for the hinges, around 3-5mm diameter and 2-4mm in height (depending on the thickness of the filter and how strong you want it. You can use thingiverse.com/thing:42800 to get the diameter right for a good press fit, or make them a bit oversized and glue them in. Make sure to orient them properly (so they attract) before pressing them in.

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lukaszg on Mar 16, 2013 said:

Great work! I recently lost my filter case, this will be very useful. Thanks.

King_bob on Feb 20, 2013 said:

I went and printed one set, but without a heated bed it warps, and unfortunately it seems to warp outwords :( Ill Have to tra and print it with my warpless super special PLA 45 (unfortunately the color is auful :D ) thanks for the ausome design. should save some space in the bag.

EricYoung on Jan 22, 2013 said:

Nice design :)

walter on Jan 22, 2013 said:

Thanks!

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