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Re: 3D Printing Directory
« Reply #15 on: April 03, 2020, 06:33:34 AM »
Hi guys!

I do not know if this is relevant to you, but I want to share with you a directory I recently came through. Maybe it will be a useful resource for other forum users looking for free printable STL models.

I normally design 3D models by myself, usually referring to Thingiverse repository. Then, I found Top3DShop’s STL finder, which seems like Google but for printable STL files.

Check it out:


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Re: 3D Printing Directory
« Reply #16 on: February 02, 2021, 06:59:19 PM »
I've left Shapeways behind and no longer fixing models they deem unprintable.

Much happier in Resin and in my own home.


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Re: 3D Printing Directory
« Reply #17 on: February 20, 2021, 08:00:35 AM »
If you haven't learned how to design your own models yet -- this gentleman has a great series of videos on using Fusion360


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Re: 3D Printing Directory
« Reply #18 on: July 27, 2021, 10:17:13 PM »
I guess since this is intended as a repository for the site. I'll start with something I threw together one night. After talking to an acquaintance and going off some pictures I made an NJT replacement style catenary, these are usually found around the NW corner of NJ and are only really used to replace damaged former DLW Poles. One of these days I'll throw in the double track version.

Single pole so it fits in naturally in tighter areas (gig)where the double pole ones would be hard to fit. Comes in a variant that prints as one piece and a version that prints in parts. Suggest using the parted out version, made sure parts have location (Holes on pole correspond to insulators, arm "clips" into corresponding C shape on pole) so assembly is easy and there isn't any real guesswork.