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Calipers

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Calipers by LucidOne Feb 11, 2011

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Since a Thing-a-Week was too often, it's time to try a thing-a-day! TAD Day 11 - http://thing-a-day.com/caliper http://thing-a-day.com/tag/IHeartRobotics

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3D printable vernier calipers

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why doesnt it have the measurements?
Glue + plastic ruler works too...
That is awesome!!

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why doesnt it have the measurements?
Could you mount the Magnetic Linear Encoder on this?
I was planning on pasting a vernier scale on the side. The 'Magnetic Linear Encoder' might be a little wide. Another option would be a capacitive linear encoder. If there is interest I can rebuild this parametrically in OpenSCAD format.
The vernier scale is a good idea.

Anyone up to doing a pdf? (Because they are easiest to print to scale cross-platform.)
Glue + plastic ruler works too...
What was this printed on? Beautiful! (ENVY)
Printed on a Stratasys Prodigy Plus with support disabled. I tried to design it to be printable on a MakerBot/RepRap if you can achieve a 45 degree self support angle.
These are /gorgeous/ calipers. Very nice.
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