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Eaglez... with Moving Beaks that BITE! (No support required)

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Eaglez... with Moving Beaks that BITE! (No support required) by muzz64 Aug 11, 2015

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Eaglez continue on from my popular Sharkz and Crocz.

Eaglez stand up and can be used to hold cards, bite bags closed and more... check out all the images.

This is another fun print in place / one piece print with moving parts. Just squeeze the back and chest parts together to open the beak and bite whatever is nearby...

No support is required... leave it turned completely off. Refer to the instructions provided and images for more details.

Note: This prints really well on a Replicator 2 and 5th Generation MakerBot's with PLA. The only thing to check after printing is that the beak fully opens. If your machine doesn't bridge as well as mine / others you may need to remove a fraction of material from the jaw channel. The alternative is to scale the model up by 5-10% which will increase clearances.

And... if you like this check out all my other designs!

Note: Download my similar designs as follows...

'Z-REX' http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:1594269

Woodpeckerz http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:1155168

Crocz http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:941177

Sharkz http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:910216

Catz http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:988088

Instructions

You can alter he strength of the bite by changing the number of shells and amount of infill. MakerBot user recommendations are:

Replicator 2: Std. 0.2mm resolution / 3 shells / 30% fill / Raft / NO SUPPORT

5th Generation Models: Std. 0.2mm resolution / 4 shells / 35% fill / Raft / NO SUPPORT

If you want a weaker or stronger bite change the shells / infill to suit.

At standard size 'Eaglez' will bite okay onto little fingers. If you want to bite bigger fingers uniformly scale up as required (125% should bite most thumbs okay).

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My first reaction: I need to color this bald eagle style.

Post print:

MERICAAAAAA!
im sry

Congrats! Your model has been chosen as one of the Top 3D Printed Christmas / Holiday Models this year. Search "Top Free 3D Printed Christmas Gift 2015 Printing Ninja" to see. (sorry thingiverse bans URL addresses)

thank you for your awesome designs!!

merci je les es tous pris :D
beau travail

ThankZ a lot muZZZZZ

Eaglez are the one i prefer, sharkz are fine as well, Crocz, don't like feet but good design . The pictures you provide are great and funny... keep on animalZ pleaaase....

Good jobZ and you must know....
You're the first zoologizzzzt i know!

... waiting for your CatZ....one day

Pleased you like my Eaglez...it took a lot of time refining the shape to get the look and function right. I'm pleased with the result. Spread the word and get printing lots of Eaglez!

Dude! THis is AWESOME!

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