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Calipers by LucidOne Feb 11, 2011

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Since a Thing-a-Week was too often, it's time to try a thing-a-day!
TAD Day 11 - http://thing-a-day.com/caliper

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Dear Lucid One

Please let us show your work in our magazine.
Your credit will be, of course, shown.

Would you possibly reply me the soonest please?

Best regards

Dear Lucid One

This is Yoshimi for DeAgostini Japan (publisher). We are publishing weekly magazine called My 3D printer. And we would like to use your image http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:6302 for our magazine. Would you please let us have your permission for this? We await your soonest reply (terribly sorry that our deadline is next week...).

*For credit, Lucid one is OK?

Thank you very much indeed for your cooperation.

Best regards
Yoshimi Ichikawa
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why doesnt it have the measurements?

i just remixed it so it has markings

Could you mount the Magnetic Linear Encoder on this?

I was planning on pasting a vernier scale on the side. The 'Magnetic Linear Encoder' might be a little wide. Another option would be a capacitive linear encoder. If there is interest I can rebuild this parametrically in OpenSCAD format.

The vernier scale is a good idea.

Anyone up to doing a pdf? (Because they are easiest to print to scale cross-platform.)

Glue + plastic ruler works too...

What was this printed on? Beautiful! (ENVY)

Printed on a Stratasys Prodigy Plus with support disabled. I tried to design it to be printable on a MakerBot/RepRap if you can achieve a 45 degree self support angle.

These are /gorgeous/ calipers. Very nice.