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Forum: 3D Printing 06-20-2020, 02:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 252
Posted By lordkyleofearth
I've used genuine Microswiss nozzled and cheap...

I've used genuine Microswiss nozzled and cheap chinesium nozzles. I could never tell a difference.
Forum: ATS 04-29-2020, 12:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 364
Posted By lordkyleofearth
https://media.tenor.com/images/60b6940f540300a7794...

https://media.tenor.com/images/60b6940f540300a77948dc2fbc85efd0/tenor.gif
Forum: ATS 04-28-2020, 08:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 364
Posted By lordkyleofearth
Oh! Come to me great gods from on high! Sing to...

Oh! Come to me great gods from on high! Sing to me Velcor! Lend to us, your humble servant, the brass muse to tell the tale of the great TS-1.

Long ago, there was a man. No, wait I've already...
Forum: 3D Printing 04-21-2020, 09:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 437
Posted By lordkyleofearth
Velocity painting is underappreciated ...

Velocity painting is underappreciated

https://youtu.be/SzipyVx_kSA
Forum: 3D Printing 04-10-2020, 03:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 184
Posted By lordkyleofearth
This is actually ABS Pro from Zyltech, which is...

This is actually ABS Pro from Zyltech, which is being discontinued. So if I like it, I'll be out of luck anyway :censored:

I'll check the eSun stuff out. Their PLA Pro is nice
Forum: 3D Printing 04-10-2020, 02:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 184
Posted By lordkyleofearth
First ABS print

I'm finally giving ABS a try, and so far, it seems like I'm in the clear. Perhaps I've neglected a whole material family for no real reason. So, that said, is there anything that ABS specifically...
Forum: 3D Printing 04-09-2020, 02:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 476
Posted By lordkyleofearth
FDM is definitely easier to get into and is less...

FDM is definitely easier to get into and is less difficult workflow-wise. Resin makes beautiful parts, but is its own art and cleanup is a PAIN.
Forum: 3D Printing 04-07-2020, 11:43 PM
Replies: 775
Views: 31,489
Posted By lordkyleofearth
I've been cranking out face shields for local...

I've been cranking out face shields for local healthcare workers, but took a break for a personal project. Finally broke down and decided to 3D print a (real) gun. Didn't expect to lead to diagnosing...
Forum: ATS 03-14-2020, 11:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 372
Posted By lordkyleofearth
It's probably more to due with the rings being...

It's probably more to due with the rings being 10-20 years old, at this point.

I'll add this video: https://youtu.be/jDHOmdaKKlg

And this one, although I never got a chance to edit it, so it's...
Forum: ATS 03-02-2020, 09:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 367
Posted By lordkyleofearth
I've got a mostly working ATS FSR conversion...

I've got a mostly working ATS FSR conversion working. Mostly. The sleeve is 3D printed with a D opening for FSR and it does successfully feed, just not reliably. Part of the issue is that we can't...
Forum: 3D Printing 12-18-2019, 03:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 422
Posted By lordkyleofearth
As long as you dont mind removing all the extra...

As long as you dont mind removing all the extra supports, you'd be fine.
Forum: 3D Printing 12-18-2019, 10:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 422
Posted By lordkyleofearth
I got mine specifically for the small ATS shell...

I got mine specifically for the small ATS shell details that I can't hit with FDM. But otherwise, it's sitting idle most of the time. Hopefully resin technology comes along in the next year or so,...
Forum: 3D Printing 12-15-2019, 09:55 PM
Replies: 775
Views: 31,489
Posted By lordkyleofearth
I've got an Elegoo Mars. For the most part, all...

I've got an Elegoo Mars. For the most part, all that matters is the curing wavelength. Most hobby grade SLA units all use 405nm resins.
Forum: 3D Printing 12-15-2019, 11:12 AM
Replies: 775
Views: 31,489
Posted By lordkyleofearth
This stuff is nicely flexible. Parts will still...

This stuff is nicely flexible. Parts will still snap if bent too far, but you can certainly bend/flex them a great deal. I'm currently cutting it in a 1:2 ratio with 'ABS like' resin in order to make...
Forum: 3D Printing 12-15-2019, 11:08 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 422
Posted By lordkyleofearth
The work flow is radically different. The resin...

The work flow is radically different. The resin is toxic and you cannot get it on your skin, so every time you touch the print (or contaminated parts/tools) you've got to wear gloves and glasses at a...
Forum: 3D Printing 12-09-2019, 01:45 PM
Replies: 775
Views: 31,489
Posted By lordkyleofearth
Have you considered splitting it and printing the...

Have you considered splitting it and printing the rounded nose separately, then just gluing the parts together?
Forum: 3D Printing 12-08-2019, 10:52 AM
Replies: 775
Views: 31,489
Posted By lordkyleofearth
In my experience, the prints are far more brittle...

In my experience, the prints are far more brittle than FDM. You can mix resins (I added some flexible resin to the figures, so that they'd not break while being played with) but I'm not sure how much...
Forum: 3D Printing 12-07-2019, 05:09 PM
Replies: 775
Views: 31,489
Posted By lordkyleofearth
This is DEFINITELY the work of 7 year olds. What...

This is DEFINITELY the work of 7 year olds. What do you mean, "did your parents do this project for you?"
Forum: 3D Printing 12-07-2019, 03:05 PM
Replies: 775
Views: 31,489
Posted By lordkyleofearth
75042 Some more custom critters for my kids'...

75042

Some more custom critters for my kids' ecosystem diorama projects.
Forum: 3D Printing 12-07-2019, 02:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 594
Posted By lordkyleofearth
I suspect so. The key was to get the chain...

I suspect so. The key was to get the chain rollers placed *just right*. Going forward, a jig might be the best way to handle the placement.
Forum: 3D Printing 12-07-2019, 01:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 594
Posted By lordkyleofearth
IT WORKS! (https://youtu.be/QEcudo85GVA)

IT WORKS! (https://youtu.be/QEcudo85GVA)
Forum: ATS 12-07-2019, 12:59 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 223
Posted By lordkyleofearth
Right Shell Update

To quote the intro to a Star Trek franchise I never watched,


I just went outside and slung some ancient paint out of a printed right side magazine. It was GLORIOUS...
Forum: 3D Printing 12-04-2019, 10:11 AM
Replies: 775
Views: 31,489
Posted By lordkyleofearth
74995 My wife has a second hand dollhouse that...

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My wife has a second hand dollhouse that we picked up for $7 that she's restoring for our daughter. The roof was too plain, so she asked me to make some shingles for it. It's more obvious in...
Forum: 3D Printing 12-03-2019, 06:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 594
Posted By lordkyleofearth
I think I'm going to need to make a positioning...

I think I'm going to need to make a positioning jig for the top rollers. Too far one way or another and it won't work.
Forum: 3D Printing 12-03-2019, 01:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 594
Posted By lordkyleofearth
I think that we may be in business. ...

I think that we may be in business.

https://youtu.be/7kejpu5IrEM
Forum: ATS 12-03-2019, 12:18 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,009
Posted By lordkyleofearth
This looks promising! ...

This looks promising!

https://youtu.be/gTvb6Q-olDY
Forum: The Dead Zone 12-02-2019, 08:59 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 923
Posted By lordkyleofearth
The factory used Loctite 410, but super glue has...

The factory used Loctite 410, but super glue has been a popular option for a long while now and works well enough.

You can take the guideplate off and dry fire the marker to your heart's content...
Forum: The Dead Zone 12-01-2019, 09:53 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 923
Posted By lordkyleofearth
Welcome to the family! Looks like you've...

Welcome to the family!

Looks like you've gotten a pretty good introduction so far—lots of good information. I'll add this video to sort of cover some basics and disassembly tips:...
Forum: ATS 12-01-2019, 06:38 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 14,353
Posted By lordkyleofearth
First post updated with: Trollmag left shell,...

First post updated with:
Trollmag left shell, Helix/DMAG magwell, Right shell and its inserts, and RuleOfSines' barrel nut adapter. I think I have all the .STLs on the first page now, but let me...
Forum: ATS 11-29-2019, 11:15 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,009
Posted By lordkyleofearth
Just be careful that you don't get the chain...

Just be careful that you don't get the chain mounted too high up. I was having some cycle issues with my shell and found that the cogs were catching on the return trip (forward). I'm going to have to...
Forum: ATS 11-28-2019, 11:07 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 14,353
Posted By lordkyleofearth
I'm heading to the field this weekend to test a...

I'm heading to the field this weekend to test a couple of new prototypes. My right shell is looking good, and this DMAG/HELIX adapter is set to complicate all sorts of Magfed rules!
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Forum: 3D Printing 11-28-2019, 10:48 AM
Replies: 775
Views: 31,489
Posted By lordkyleofearth
I'm headed to the field this weekend for some...

I'm headed to the field this weekend for some testing.
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Forum: ATS 11-25-2019, 11:30 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,009
Posted By lordkyleofearth
New parts will go out tomorrow, via USPS first...

New parts will go out tomorrow, via USPS first class mail (standard envelope).

The pins fit snug, but without cracking.

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Forum: 3D Printing 11-25-2019, 09:15 PM
Replies: 775
Views: 31,489
Posted By lordkyleofearth
I think it needs a picatinny rail added on top of...

I think it needs a picatinny rail added on top of the magwell
Forum: 3D Printing 11-25-2019, 09:00 PM
Replies: 775
Views: 31,489
Posted By lordkyleofearth
I am pretty sure that this is my favorite thing...

I am pretty sure that this is my favorite thing that I have ever printed.
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Forum: 3D Printing 11-25-2019, 03:57 PM
Replies: 775
Views: 31,489
Posted By lordkyleofearth
Let's not get ahead of ourselves

Let's not get ahead of ourselves
Forum: ATS 11-25-2019, 08:03 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,009
Posted By lordkyleofearth
That is a higher failure rate than I'd expect. It...

That is a higher failure rate than I'd expect. It sounds like that batch of inserts was faulty (or my machine is not a consistent as I'd hoped).

The Siraya Tech Tenacious resin arrived late...
Forum: Mag Fed 11-24-2019, 07:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 647
Posted By lordkyleofearth
I am *twice* as magfed as you

Yo dawg, I hear you liked magfed, so I put a magazine on your magazine so you could magfeed while you magfeed.

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Forum: 3D Printing 11-23-2019, 05:35 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 792
Posted By lordkyleofearth
If I run them on my SLA machine, we can do it as...

If I run them on my SLA machine, we can do it as one piece.
Forum: ATS 11-23-2019, 04:55 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,009
Posted By lordkyleofearth
I just ordered a bottle of flexible resin. I'm...

I just ordered a bottle of flexible resin. I'm going to cut it with the other stuff so that the part will be rigid but less brittle. If you have one of the inserts break, shoot me a message and I'll...
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