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Problems
04-19-2014, 07:55 AM
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RE: Problems
If a design for the home printer should be successful, one has to forget all kind of fine and fragile structures. I am a member of a 3D printer group here in Hannover and have seen "some" home build printers and what results you can archive with it - don't expect to much. And even if you have calibrated everything and are using best materials, fine structures can be frustrating.

This in mind I have some fear about the durability of all the crank pins and the worm gear of the actual centipede design. This is only a feeling because I have not build something like this with an 3D printer!

But especially the durability is what a design makes successful. Making Shellmo is one part - programming and using it is the other much longer phase!

Building my RepRap 3D printer I didn't care about using lots of not printed parts because I wanted to get a reliable printer - same with Shellmo!

I am just printing RepWalker in ABS and am curious about the durability of its gear - maybe I will be positively surprised ;-)

Rainer
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Problems - sho - 12-16-2013, 09:22 PM
RE: Problems - sho - 12-16-2013, 09:40 PM
RE: Problems - robaktime - 12-31-2013, 11:32 PM
RE: Problems - sho - 01-02-2014, 03:14 AM
RE: Problems - steamboat - 04-19-2014 07:55 AM
crankk pin - steamboat - 04-26-2014, 07:55 AM
RE: Problems - jmccartney - 04-26-2014, 09:31 PM
RE: Problems - sho - 04-26-2014, 11:39 PM
RE: Problems - steamboat - 04-28-2014, 07:55 AM
RE: Problems - sho - 04-28-2014, 08:48 PM
RE: Problems - steamboat - 04-26-2014, 11:45 PM

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