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Parametric Wrench

by MBCook, published

Parametric Wrench by MBCook Jun 28, 2011

Description

I've been starting to print raftless, but I was having a terrible time adjusting the M3 nuts on my HBP to get it level and flat. My needle nose pliers don't fit in my ToM well and I didn't want to keep taking the X platform off just to make small adjustments. I was about to search Amazon to find a small wrench when I realized I could make my own!

The file is parametric. Fill in the width of your nut (the STL file is set for an M3), the thickness (the wrench will be 20% thicker) and you'll get a nice wrench.

For bonus fun, you can set the size smaller and the wrench comes out pretty cute. If you set the nut diameter to something like 4.2 (which I did by accident) it looks great but is still pretty tiny.

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Its because this model is out of date and uses code no longer included in SCAD.

For some reason, customizer as well as my own openscad application show just two cylinders instead of a wrench. What am I doing wrong?

I needed a M6 wrench as well as a better printed M3.

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Parametric Wrench by MBCook is licensed under the Creative Commons - Attribution license.

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For some reason, customizer as well as my own openscad application show just two cylinders instead of a wrench. What am I doing wrong?

Its because this model is out of date and uses code no longer included in SCAD.

I needed a M6 wrench as well as a better printed M3.

Very useful. I printed also the m4 wrench scaling your model 1.4x

OpenSCAD version of the solid version of

Parametric set of spanners
Parametric Wrench in OpenSCAD

I prefer the OpenScad version so I can make the key I want with the same file ... Gppd work MBCook!

They are all parametric.

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