by Skimbal, published
An Experiment in Large Scale Makerbot Printing.
Along with Westerns, Submarine movies are clinically proven to be universally enjoyed by the male population. Admit it, at some point you have walked around wanting to shout 'FIRE TORPEDOES' at the top of you lungs.
Well now you can, and look marginally less crazy while doing it.
**Update November 2013:**
A repaired version of these files for use with Makerware and Sli3r are available here:
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Repaired U-boat is available here: http://www.thingiverse.com/thi...
I have been printing the Bath tub U Boat , all is well except file or section "5" which indicates a crash/failure . I cleared file 5 from the comp, and re-downloaded to the same summary. Right now it could sit on the bottom of my bath tub in 2 pieces. hoping for a resolve. THX!
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Assemble Parts in numerical order. They should just clip together, but you may need to use and Xacto knife smooth the inner edges for a good fit.
-Parts 1 and 7 at over 14 cm tall. To print at full size on a cupcake, you may need the Lowrider xy carriage modification. thingiverse.com/thing:4213
-To control cracking from temperature changes, cover the three open sides of the makebot with cardboard. I can't stress enough the improvement in quality this brings to very large builds.
-Parts 5,6,7 and 8 are FIVE HOUR BUILDS! So its got that going for it too.
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