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How to print the Y-BOX? Part 1

(parts BY01W45V02A, BY01W45V02A) Printing the parts of the Y-BOX will make your 3d printer busy for a couple of days. But this is the only small price to pay for what you get: the worlds most color customizable,  extensible and lightweight enclosure for your printer. The first things to start with are the joints. It is possible to print all 8 joints at once. I suggest printing 4 joints – 2 pairs – 2 pieces of  A part and 2 pieces of B [...]

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Couplings, joints and cams

3D printers are incredible machines. The FFF 3d printers are, for the most makers, affordable manufacturing automatons able to produce objects with an extraordinary precision. They almost literally can produce everything, what you can draw.  In a recent past, I needed to create a tent like construction which I can build and dismantle easily. There was nothing on the market, but lucky me,  I own a 3d printer.  I decided to use overall available 10 mm aluminum tubes for the construction rods and [...]

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