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Zheng3 Tinkeriffic 40mm Spool Spindle

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Zheng3 Tinkeriffic 40mm Spool Spindle by zheng3 Jul 11, 2012

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This is a spindle for 40mm spools.

Combine with some Tinkertoys and you've got yourself a handy way to feed another color into your printer without removing existing spools.

http://www.zheng3.com/2012/07/11/complexity-is-free/

Instructions

No construction necessary. Print two and fit onto a 1cm shaft.

Depending on your printer's fidelity, you may want to wrap a piece of tape around the inner shaft of each spindle to ensure a snug fit into your spool.

I use a strip of painters' tape on each spindle. Works great.

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Shows up on the same day as my solution does.

I'll probably build something like this one day.

I know, right? Archimedes posted one a couple hours before I did:

http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:26601http://www.thingiverse.com/thi...

I have a theory that a new spindle of some kind is posted to Thingiverse every forty minutes or so.

Very Simple Spool Holder/Axle
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