Design based on RichRap MasterSpool V4.
I really like many of MasterSpool idea and features of V4 spool, but it takes a while to print and I believe it could use less material and print time. Visual also looks a little bit too interesting for a spool. And I hate that the zip tie slots do not align, when screwed together.
Other solutions do not use threads, that I like about master spool, also there should be a place to attach sticker with filament data.
Things I like about my version:
- looks boring
- needs less time and material, 90mm/s, 0,3mm layer (check print settings) requires in total 8h and 170g of material
- Thread is really tight
- Zip tie slots almost perfect match
- Simple structure and design, easy for me to edit original files
- No writings on walls
- From original design filament end slots in one wall, but 3 of them
What I do not like - zip ties catch, when screwing parts together.
Most basic dimensions are almost the same as original MasterSpool V4, works perfect with Das Filament 1,75 mm PLA spool. Do not have other brands to test it with.
Das Filament PLA 1,75mm
3 top layers, 3 bottom layers, 3 walls
Total weight 170g.