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Replicator 2 Custom Toolholder

by ARGluck, published

Replicator 2 Custom Toolholder by ARGluck Feb 9, 2013

Description

A simple tool holder that sits in the back left corner of your Rep2. It holds my caliper and all 4 hex wrenches that come with the Rep2. I would have made one to sit on the outside of the "windows" but my caliper is too tall.

I will eventually make a "window" tool holder to hold my feeler gauge, brush, and other assorted tools I use regularly on my Rep2.

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Works perfectly for me. I tried both prints and they both came out well.

Been extremely busy at work this week. I'll check the file Monday.

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doesn't print the peg after 3 tries.

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Instructions

It's a simple print but I have the "shaft" that gets pushed down into the printer as a pretty tight fit to keep it snug and level. I also tried to make it use very little plastic, not that it's using much but why not conserve!

There's 2 parts, the small cube (1.2cm tall) is to keep the caliper vertical when it's resting. Whether you print it or not is up to you. Just glue it on.

I printed it at 10% fill and .30mm just to get it to print quick. It's rock solid and works well for my needs. I may abandon it eventually for a "window" tool holder but I was itching to create something so here it is.

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gamerguy51 on Mar 16, 2013 said:

I tried printing your caddy but the peg that sticks into the makerbot doesn't print on either the combo or the single design. Anybody else have that problem?

ARGluck on Mar 20, 2013 said:

I can take a look at work tomorrow. I'll load it up and run it through a few checks and get back to you. I printed a bunch as tests before I posted and didn't have issues. Are you saying it prints like that portion doesn't even exist?

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