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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 07-16-2018, 01:19 AM Thread Starter
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help with 3d printing

Can someone help me design and/or print some parts for my metaframe tank restoration? Nothing crazy, I just don't know the slightest about CAD.
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post #2 of 4 (permalink) Old 08-01-2018, 03:02 AM
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Each CAD program is slightly different. The general concept, though, is the same. Create a model of what you want, to include all dimensions. Then send it to the printer.

Best suggestion is to get a For Dummies/Mastering book for your CAD program.
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What exactly are you trying to do? I don't print in ABS, so I probably couldn't make parts for you (PLA and PETG would probably not be strong / durable enough). But I could try to help with TinkerCAD, Cura, etc. I'm still relatively new with my Ender 3, but the /r/3dprinting subreddit is an excellent resource too.
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I have CAD and willing to help you make a model .STL file. What's your design? sketch?
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