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Pretty slick.With how many of these things break, I dont see a reason to reflect on how long a printed version will last. But at least it's not 200 dollars.
I didnt have the exactly correct bolt length, but once that gets in, proof testing time in the truck.
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There are a number of low/no ash filaments now that can be run through a conventional 3d pringer for people who really want to do an investment casting of something because they dont like plastic. Wax filaments if you want to go jewelry grade.Pretty slick.
The image is a little misleading on the layer question. Its got full length grain, for lack of a better term. It hasnt failed yet, but I dont use the passenger door all that much anyhow. Ill post if and when it does for sure though.Have you tried printing this in ABS? That'll do a lot for durability.
I also suggest printing it in a different orientation. The way the layers are printed make the handle more vulnerable to shearing apart along the layer lines at the screw hole and what looks like a catch at the tip of your part.
Song & a whistle. Nice!Still works. Been abusing it, but I dont have an ISO standard salt spray test or whatever for equivalent. Just texas summer and use.
I would file it under "this is an excellent option for anyone who isnt an originalist.
Anyhow, been busy arranging a 1082 to be it's buddy for a song and a whistle. That thing has no need for printed parts at all though.
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