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*WARNING: be sure your filament roll is wrapped from the inside out. otherwise tangles will result and filament will jam.
V1.1 Spring holds not strong enough to keep arm closed.
This was created to hold 5 lb of filament.
Based on murat's 1 lb design
One of the arms allows collapse to ease reloading of a fresh spool
V1.1 - removed cross brace support to use less plastic and ease access to spring/band hooks.
Video of hub V1.0 printing: http://youtu.be/oknv5050ghE
Pictured, fresh 5 lb spool, arm opened for loading.
pictured fresh 5 lb spool mounted with SJP 2 piece spool holder and 8mm rod.
Print spool hub
Print arms 3 Static arm and 3 open arm
6x 22mm - 25mm m3 nuts and bolts
3x ExtensionSprings or rubber bands
2x 608 bearings
SJP Quick Change Spool to hold 5 lb filament by SaintJProductions is licensed under the Creative Commons - Attribution - Share Alike license.
So what's this mean?
We're sure SaintJProductions would love to see what you've printed - take a photo and share it on Thingiverse as a Make.
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