rectangular drill adapter (MagFloat aquarium glass cleaner)

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rectangular drill adapter (MagFloat aquarium glass cleaner) by summetj Mar 22, 2013


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This adapter allows you to use a drill to rotate a MagFloat aquarium glass cleaner. (Or any rectangular object, if you edit the openscad file...)


Print it. Drill out the hole using a 3mm or 1/8" bit. Insert an M3 Hex Head screw. (I used a 35mm long one). Use a M3 washer and nut to hold the screw in. Grab the screw with your drill's chuck. Place the adapter over the outside half of a mag-float aquarium glass cleaner, and power away!

Edit the openscad file to generate a drill adapter for any rectangular object.

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