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PracticalFinished 3D printed model

srspicersrspicer227 Posts: 170Member
edited July 2 in Finished Work #1
The model, one of two, was printed by the client. I assembled and finished this 28" long beastie. You can see the build process on my web site here, thanks for looking!;
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  • Adam WarnockAdam Warnock65 Posts: 102Member
    Lovely work. I think I see some issues with the webbing on the underside, but other than that, it's superb to me. :)
  • evil_genius_180evil_genius_1801705 Posts: 9,856Member
    Yeah, that looks great for sure.
  • MadKoiFishMadKoiFish2794 Right in the plumsPosts: 4,403Member

    I think that rib (web) area is a seam where one print ended and another started. Usually the first few rows are thinner so it makes things crossing over parts not line up like that. EG each layer is say .5mm the first 2 rows or more could be 0.2mm

    Been looking at doing this for a while considering how cheap pooping printers have gotten and how much easier they are to tune for decent prints. Been considering selling sliced models but can't bring myself to do so until I have a printer to do the testing on to know the things will print.
    Each day we draw closer to the end.
  • japetusjapetus515 SeattlePosts: 913Member
    Wow, amazing! That's a childhood dream to get my models in real life =)
  • publiusrpubliusr247 Posts: 1,247Member
  • srspicersrspicer227 Posts: 170Member
    edited July 5 #7
    Thanks All.
    Yes, the resolution is a bit rough, but a smooth finish is not the point. He printed his favorite models and sent them to me to assemble and finish. He also printed the bases. The client is printing models like a mad man! I think he is using an X-MAN CIDI printer. Never heard of the machine before. The material he is using is super strong. There was a little mis-match due to material shrinkage in one place, but everything else lined up perfectly. I could hold the whole model by one of the engines after I assembled it.
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  • publiusrpubliusr247 Posts: 1,247Member
    Craft it in pieces snap ship style
  • BrandenbergBrandenberg1406 CaliforniaPosts: 1,754Member
    I wondered how long it would be before someone did something like this. Nice.
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