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Re: 3D Printing Directory
« Reply #15 on: April 03, 2020, 06:33:34 AM »
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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: https://top3dshop.com/3d-model-finder/

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

Much happier in Resin and in my own home.

https://www.etsy.com/shop/BaldyloxDesigns

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

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCO6U0E0fVTEm9RUQMRtKVKQ

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Re: 3D Printing Directory
« Reply #18 on: July 27, 2021, 10:17:13 PM »
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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.

https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:4908199
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Re: 3D Printing Directory
« Reply #19 on: February 21, 2022, 08:32:30 PM »
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Having some issues printing this to my liking. Throwing the H39 hopper to the winds to see if anyone wants it for their own purposes. If you do print it I just want pics :)

https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:5257422


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Re: 3D Printing Directory
« Reply #20 on: February 21, 2022, 09:04:23 PM »
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Did you try printing it upside down?

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Re: 3D Printing Directory
« Reply #21 on: February 21, 2022, 09:18:32 PM »
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Did you try printing it upside down?

On my attempts I usually print it upside down, support along the rim of the hopper with some support in the hopper itself, I keep supports off the the grab irons and stirrups , and I print at about a 25 degree angle. I just can't get a balance where the details render properly or the car doesn't banana itself over 2-3 days.

Its probably something to do with my post processing/curing/or resin but for now I don't feel like dealing with it much further at the moment.
« Last Edit: February 21, 2022, 09:20:03 PM by dem34 »
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Re: 3D Printing Directory
« Reply #22 on: March 01, 2022, 12:07:55 AM »
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Throwing another file up. A K Pole sized and spaced to accomodate T Trak standards.

https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:5267790
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Re: 3D Printing Directory
« Reply #23 on: March 05, 2022, 06:39:00 PM »
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Throwing in the Bridge from my TTrak Module For all your puddle jumping needs.
https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:5275206
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Re: 3D Printing Directory
« Reply #24 on: March 25, 2022, 11:02:23 AM »
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PRR/PC/CR G38 Ore Jenny: https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:4304135
PRR/PC/CR G39 Ore Jenny: https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:4304126

I've printed them both on my Ender 3 Pro. Not contest winners by any means, but I think 60 of em will get the point across.

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Re: 3D Printing Directory
« Reply #25 on: October 29, 2022, 12:08:27 PM »
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Design is also simple enough that my Slicer seems to be catching all the detail quite well. Going to make a handful and see how it shakes out.

** 7H Later: With about 5m of post processing per car and 1.5h per car print these are really nice. Now to make a wire bending jig for them.
« Last Edit: October 29, 2022, 08:34:26 PM by dem34 »
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