printable version of sideswipe

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links:

gumroad.com

146 peices:

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most of the joints look like this:

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the thing is, with different plastic you have different shrinking.
more over, some plastic has really long time to cool down, so when you just printer the model, let it cool down and try to insert it to its place - you simply wont be able to do it. if you wait for 24+ hours, it will sit tight as designed.
but when you are not able to insert a piece even after a long wait, you are still able to cut this bump, shown on image above.

also, i wanted to get into few new stores where i can sell 3d printable models.
progress so far:

Shapeways:
has limits on file size (64mb in 2020 really?)
https://support.shapeways.com/hc/en-us/articles/360006420413-How-to-upload-a-model

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meanwhile my project files:

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also, i got all my files structured by the part of the body and by the color, so it is more clear to customer how to organize the order of printing, while shapeways has this:

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what a nice service for 2020!

My Mini Factory:
they want $25 per month to be able to sell your models, taking 10% tax per sale.
https://www.myminifactory.com/pages/join_the_store

Pinshape:
they don’t charge anything, instead, they are adding 30% to your price, so you get more.
https://pinshape.com/support
this is the first time i face such regulations. why would they do that? how do they pay for servers if they don’t recieve taxes?
thats really strange.

also, they have a limitation of 150 object per design (mine is 146) and also 100mb total size.

3d today:
100mb limitation.

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i hope it was the last huge 3d printing project, bc its a pain and i also realized i don’t want to be a part of plastic wasting world.
its ok for me to spend plastic on some useful things, like these ones, but not on a fancy good looking figure.
thanks for reading.