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LWC Nintendo Switch Grip " ComfyCon"

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LWC Nintendo Switch Grip " ComfyCon" by LupusWoraxCustom Mar 28, 2017
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Summary

I love the original Switch controller " Dock" it feels right and works well, but I am not able to use my silicon sleeves on my joycons while they are mounted on the original grip.

I dont want to take of the sleeves every time I attach them to the original grip

So I had a look around on Thingiverse and there are a bunch of great alternatives.
I fell in love with Con U v2 from artobot, he got some awesome designs.

After printing it I was able to mount my joycons on his Con U V2 but even with the silicone sleeves it was to flat and not comfortable to hold for me.

So I remixed his design with another great Design from EbonNebula which had a great grip design and added my own features to it.
I am pretty proud about the outcome, this in my opinion is the most comfortable 3D printed joycon grip so far ;) Also now Iam able to leave the silicone sleeves on the joycons.

The Grip on the Back is detachable and hold in position by a circular Lock.

There are two elevated pods on the detachable grip, you can add two chair felt pads to support the joycons against the applied pressure from your Thumbs.

Fix the " lockdisk" with a common screw, washer and an o ring to apply constant and stable pressure on the locking mechanism.

IMPORTANT:

After Printing you have to cut or file down the sides of the grip mount to make it fit the base of the Comfycon, I made it a bit wider on purpose because not every printer prints the same,but this part has to be a tight fit for a good experience. Use a file and retry more often until you reach the perfect fit.

Print Settings

Printer:

custom Delta

Supports:

Yes

Resolution:

0.3-0.2

Infill:

25%


Notes:

Some people have problems with slicing, Try CURA if it does not work with Slic3r.

Print WITH SUPPORTS EVERYWHERE!. Mine was printed in ABS.

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May 24, 2017 - Modified May 24, 2017

I just printed one of these. I originally just wanted the main body, because the original one won't slice for my Zortrax for some reason. However, I'm liking the ergo grip. I just need to heat gun it and get the felt pads. But why did you make the interlock but so wife and require so much sanding?

Like I already said in the description, the Grip Lock on the main Body needs to be a tight fit otherwise there is some wobble and thats unbearable. Some friends printed it before I added some extra material to the sides and the ergo grip was a bit loose in the main body because not every printer, prints the exact perfect measurement. So a little sanding ( takes only a few minutes) is necessary. If you think it is to much work I cant help you, sorry. Printing always involves some adjusting and sanding, and to be honest you are the first one complaining about. In my opinion its better to have a little more material you need to sand down instead of having less, because you obviously cant add material after printing.
You know I cant meet everyone's expectations spot on so I have to move along the middle path.
Anyway your welcome.

What software did you slice this in? When I try Slic3r it does some weirdness to the top part of the grip. Everything else prints fine but the grip.

I am slicing with cura, works perfectly fine for me, give it a try.

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