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USB Stick Holder

by wabbitguy, published

USB Stick Holder by wabbitguy Sep 9, 2017

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I really liked the design of the USB holder, but found that as others had pointed out with the first (taller) design, there were at least 3 layers missing when using Slicer. So I printed the lower poly version but the side slots for the SD and Micro SD cards are so close that it's awkward to get them in and out.

I decided to see if I could fix the taller design so Slicer wouldn't miss layers.

I tried with netFabb first but that crashed every time on export after the repair.

So instead I imported the original file into Tinkercad, exported it back out as an STL file, loaded that into netFabb, repaired the layers, then exported the design. It worked out perfect.

I posted the fix here but the awesome design credit goes to the original creator!

Print Settings

Printer:

Kossel

Rafts:

No

Supports:

No

Resolution:

0.3mm

Infill:

30%

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Unfortunately, I need a larger hole for my sticks- I tried a "fix" but that would take me about 20 hrs of CAD time, the large sticks will fit within the chamfered dimension ( without the caps on, which I don't want to do.
Could we get a rebuild with an American dimensioning of .750 wide X >390 high?

The problem with USB flash drives is there is no standard for a cap size. I have some Data Travellers where the cap width is .8" x .45" x .8" long. Other flash drives I have don't have caps the USB end retracts inside the case. You might ask the original designer if he can create a custom version for you.

https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:2054455

USB Stick Holder

These look really great but I can imagine something falling on it and snapping all those flash drives in two :)

Duly noted for placement, but unless the ceiling fixture lets go there's nothing to worry about here...:-):-):-)

Printed it with mendelmax 1.5, looks and works grate! Thanks!

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