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Toothless Hairy Walrus.

by Geoffro, published

Toothless Hairy Walrus. by Geoffro Mar 2, 2017

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I was watching Mythbusters and I thought hang on.. Jamie really does look like a Walrus..

And there you go.

Using the primoz method of spiral 0.6mm threads I just did the whiskers.

I need to re-add the tusks but create manual supports for them so you do not have to generate supports, this was more the test print to ensure the whiskers worked.

  • Print with good infill or alot of top layers, my print was a quick test with 3% infill, I would go 20% for the next one.

  • I used hot water to shape the whiskers, but I know hairdryers work well.

The hair does have a split down in between the lips, it can bit a tad tricky to pull sideways but using the hot water method I was able to dunk and rebend many times and did not have one breakage.

Yes I can supply the dual extrusion version and probably will upload it tomorrow.

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Just tried this model in S3D and Cura and the hairs are not appearing.. How to fix this?

It would have to be a slicer setting - you need to have walls 0.6 not 0.8

hmmm this makes me think of Unicorn manes/tails and gnome beards cant be far off in the future.

they are not difficult to add to a model, how about we do the unicorn next.

That walrus needs a beret!

I printed him but the whiskers were not there? lol I have a whiskerless walrus

I would say a slicer issue- all I did to print mine was increase bridging speed to 150% and nothing else I changed, no supports etc.

haha fun idea! who wants a hairy LION when you can have a WALRUS!

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