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Post by exxos » Fri May 10, 2019 8:03 pm

It basically seems okay at first glance...
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Looking at the rear I seem to have got the supports way too high :roll: I must have not taken off the thickness of the base when I measured these out :roll:

Just need a blank motherboard to check the hole alignments correctly now....

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Post by exxos » Fri May 10, 2019 8:33 pm

..and a nice back view...

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Post by exxos » Fri May 10, 2019 10:35 pm

Typical...

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EDIT:

Less middle area now. I may put more struts in there, but don't think it really needs it... it will be a order of magnitude quicker to print thats for sure!

Holes on the back should be better now as well... Will have to wait until Monday before I can print it out again :(

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Post by exxos » Mon May 13, 2019 10:25 am

So it begins...

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Post by exxos » Mon May 13, 2019 3:19 pm

Looking a lot better this time...

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Post by Icky » Mon May 13, 2019 5:48 pm

Nice - How sturdy is it?

So all you have left to do are some risers to fit between the PSU and motherboard?

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Post by exxos » Mon May 13, 2019 7:15 pm

Icky wrote:
Mon May 13, 2019 5:48 pm
Nice - How sturdy is it?
There is a tiny bit of bend on it all, but really not surprised. I have increased the angle part at the back slightly.. I will probably try a better infill on the next print, as it is only 15%... If there was printed solid I still think it would bend slightly.. Is nowhere near enough to break, but it is after all plastic and not metal.. I have been trying to break it and it's not possible.

Removing the hexagon pattern in the centre did not make it any less bendy.
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So all you have left to do are some risers to fit between the PSU and motherboard?
Yeah, they will be like the floppy plastic posts, that type of thing.
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Re: exxos blog - random goings on

Post by PhilC » Mon May 13, 2019 8:27 pm

You should give it to somebody who is skilled in breaking :D

Looks good to me tho
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Post by exxos » Tue May 14, 2019 1:43 pm

Just making myself a brew, the mug has swallowed my spoon :shock:

Might also need 2 teabags as well..

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Re: exxos blog - random goings on

Post by Icky » Tue May 14, 2019 8:16 pm

exxos wrote:
Tue May 14, 2019 1:43 pm
Just making myself a brew, the mug has swallowed my spoon :shock:

Might also need 2 teabags as well..
T is not strong enough until the spoon stands up on its own :)

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