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What are people looking for? Inspire creation!

by Koopa

Have something you want to print, but can't find an existing model? Have a great idea, but can't seem to execute on it? Post your thoughts here and let's see if we can make some magic together!

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Tri-skid Snow machine

by Rodamyot

Yes I know the title is weird....but that's the only name I could thing of !!

OK, the goal here is to make a snow machine, with 3 ski, propulse by a 2206 motor and 5' props, ans direction by 1 servo. Stuff that a hobby guy have laying around.
Also, all the suspension system should use elastic band. The goal is to use only screws and 3D print parts.
Here's some photo of where I am so far. If somebody like to get involve and help design the thing, you'r welcome.

I'm in Quebec. My birth language is french...yes that explain the weird phrasing in my english ;-)

custom snowmobile
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FT plane customization

by ToxicSandbox

Designs and prints to add functionality or looks to preexisting flitetest foamie planes!!

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What printers are people using?

by timbacct

I have had a Malyan M180 from HobbyKing for just over a year. It has been incredibly difficult to find information about even the basics. As a result I have had several false starts but have recently got into it again. I have produced a diary of my journey from first switching on to getting the sort of print that is shown in the "Troubleshooting 3D prints" type websites. Others seem to have been able to get there immediately but I didn't. Did anybody else have the same problem? Is it worth me polishing up and publishing my diary?

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Share banana skins and rabbit holes

by timbacct

The main thing I have learnt from starting 3D printing is that it is a hobby in its own right and you have to be a bit obsessive and tenacious (stubborn) to get a decent result. I seem to have slipped on every banana skin and fallen down every rabbit hole between taking the printer out of the box and getting a passable (although not really acceptable) result. There seem to be lots of places to share the fine tuning of 3D printers but I have not found much help getting over the initial blunders that I made when starting printing. Perhaps I am alone and everyone else got it right straight away...

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