3D Printing: Even MORE Functional Prints

in print3d •  18 days ago 

It's Sunday Funday again.

I spent the day cleaning up a new car I purchased yesterday. A buddy called me up and offered me a deal I could not pass up. I ended up with a 1998 BMW 328i and got it for a ridiculously low price. Moved some Ethereum since it's up 35% in 7 days. Transferred to Bitpay card and here she is. I'm in love.

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The back BMW emblem has been worn off so it's just a silver circle. I thought to myself... Surely I could 3D print something better than that. Took my 3D printed calipers and measured it. So I found a design for a larger 74mm diameter, scaled down to 56mm, and printed. I'm pleased with the result. I might try to print a black inlay for it.

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But what about the actual functional print?

Well, my wife has an obsession with hummingbirds and dropped her feeder filling it up. Of course it exploded so I came to the rescue. Well, whoever designed this masterpiece on thingiverse did. Turns out you should actually use red. Lesson learned.

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Attached zip ties and twist ties to create a hook.

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Here's the timelapses.

The one for the emblem was kinda lame so here's the others.

Have a great night.

Thanks a lot for reading/watching.

Leave me suggestions and shit in the comments.

Peace.

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