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Horizontal Spool Mount (customizable)

by heyharvs, published

Horizontal Spool Mount (customizable) by heyharvs Nov 18, 2017
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Summary

Contribute: https://github.com/heyharvs/spoolmount

This is a universal spool holder I made because I didn't see anything that mounted horizontally. I like seeing the colors and remaining amounts. Everything about this spool holder is customizable but I included a default STL that supports several popular filament brands.

Design Features

  • mounts horizontally to show off your beautiful filament colors
  • completely customizable for any spool, with countersinked screw holes
  • included STL fits today's Hatchbox, Inland, and Tianse filament out of the box
  • has enough tolerance to allow you to keep spools wrapped in a bag w/ dessicant
  • very sturdy design yet easy to get spools in and out
  • included STL is designed to fit on a standard 2x4

Usability Ideas

  • mount your filaments staggered on the wall for some flair
  • create a rotating floor stand using a 4x4 with spools mounted on all sides

Supported Spools
If you found this design useful and are using any brands not listed here, please add a comment and list out the brand and/or specs for the spool, thanks!

Enjoy!!

Update: Added a slim version of the mount because the default seemed like it might be overkill. Basically the "support_multiplier" variable was changed from 8 to 4.5.

Print Settings

Printer Brand:

Prusa

Printer:

Prusa Clone

Rafts:

No

Supports:

Yes

Resolution:

0.2mm

Infill:

20%


Notes:

Print this tall for best results and minimal supports. It MIGHT print ok without supports, I haven't tried yet

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