Side panels for BfB 3D touch
by rahotep, published
The useful STL is the 6 panel hooks tucked neatly together. I included an STL of 1 panel hook if someone has another use for it. Cad files, also.
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Fixed it. I think it's a Win 7 'feature'. I have to save my pics as a BMP, then save them again as a JPG. I think the OS must keep track of rotation seperatly fromt he JPG format somehow, and that is lost when you drag and drop.
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1 sheet of acrylic
1 roll of foam tape weather strip
6 panel hooks
The acrylic and weather strip I used are from Lowe's, shown in the attached photo. I aslo picked up there little drag cutter thingy, also shown. Very useful for cutting the holes.
step 1: cut 3 panels of acrylic, 37 by 30 cm.
step 2: on the long edge, cut two 6mm by 22mm holes in each panel, 1 cm in from the edge, about 20 cm apart.
step 3: cut and stick weather stripping around the edges of the panels, skipping a space above the holes, as shown in the photo. For the front panel, I had to cut away a bit of the stripping to avoid the control pad.
step 4: Print the 6 panel hooks. Mine are PLA, 0.5mm resolution. 10% fill.
Hang the hooks on the printer, 2 to a side. Hang the panels on the hooks. the weather stripping will stick to the plexiglass of the printer, keeping your prints warm and toasty.
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