Friendly mousetrap, fully printable
by satoer, published
One thing I hated from existing mousetrap designs is the inability to easily add bait to the trap. So I made an easy sliding lock door with a hook for the bate.
It took my quite some time designing this thing. So if you print one yourself, please share a pic. I always like to see things I designed used by others and it encourages me to share more 3D designs.
Printed with 0,25mm layer height on a Felix 1.5 3D printer with 0,15 infill. Used 140 gram PLA.
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I'm seeing the same problem. The when I look at the code that's generated, the shaft that the door blocker swings on is in the gap, but then where it's supposed to connect to the rest of the top, there is a hole the same size. I wish I could include a picture. It's like the material got removed in the top where the shaft would merge with it. Is this s slicing error?
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Almost everything is printable without support material, only part mousetrap [Top-door] [V2].stl needs a tiny bit of support otherwise the hinges are floating.
The size is 20 x 70 x 71, if it doesn't fit on your print bed, try to fit it diagonally. Otherwise you can shrink the complete design. I've printed one at 80% size and it's fully functional, but I don't think you should go smaller. The bigger it is, the more comfortable the mouse will go in.
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