Third / Helping Hand Station / Base - Expandable

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Third / Helping Hand Station / Base - Expandable by s1l3nt Dec 7, 2017

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This is a base for DIY third/helping hands, I was unable to find one with 6 x hand slots with screw fittings. The screw fittings are for 1/2inch (~13mm) fittings.

I've included 6 x magnet mounting points for 10x2mm neodymium magnets if desired, there is also 4 x magnet mounting points inside the triangle designs in the center. This may be useful to store screws or similar which should attract to the magnet while working.

Base is ~100mm from edge to edge.

NOTE - REFER TO ADD ON SECTION BELOW FOR LIST OF CURRENT EXPANSION THINGS - For anyone interested, i am planning to create some "expansion" models which will attach via the 6 x magnet points. Probably for things like solder spool holder, tip cleaning pot, fume extractor, etc. This would allow the whole thing to be broken down easily for storage purposes.

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Wanhao Duplicator i3 Plus









Add On / Expansion 'things'

List of add ons currently developed:

Solder spool holder:

Spare parts tray (with magnets):

If you require a specific part, please leave a comment or send me a message and I will do my best.

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