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Postby corelki2005 » Wed Feb 12, 2020 4:04 pm

After an abysmal last 6mths to Christmas last year I am going to try and complete this one :D

right. This will get you guessing as to what I am going to pull out of the modelling hat!

There is no box, no sprues of parts, but there are loads of parts to put together :D

They are all going to be made by me. Well not scratch built but printed by me.
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Re: MY BOTY

Postby corelki2005 » Wed Feb 12, 2020 4:06 pm

Here are the first few parts that I have printed
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Re: MY BOTY

Postby corelki2005 » Wed Feb 12, 2020 4:10 pm

The eagle eyed among you will notice that there is a small piece broken off in the last pic, that happened while I was removing the supports. Hopefully I can rectify this when I glue the parts together if not then I will have to print it again (it took almost 30 hrs to print)

Any guesses as to what it is?
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Re: MY BOTY

Postby royjess » Wed Feb 12, 2020 6:15 pm

To me that looks like an R2 D2 dome? :think:
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Re: MY BOTY

Postby Mark » Wed Feb 12, 2020 6:27 pm

I know! I know!! (Jumps up and down excitedly!!)

However, that would be too quick an end to the game, so I'll keep quiet for the moment.

Nice project! Which printer do you have? (and do I need to create a new 3D printing section?)
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Re: MY BOTY

Postby corelki2005 » Wed Feb 12, 2020 7:07 pm

@ Roy no its not Artoo

although I printed in red filament, it actually looks salmon pink to me, so it will get a coat of red

@ Mark its a Creality Ender 3 - the build size is 220mm x 220mm x 250mm

Its such a slow process that I may end up buying one or two more (they are relatively cheap @ £158)

as to whether you should create a 3d printing section, if you think it warrants it then yes go ahead

although there is approx. 11mths left there maybe not enough time to finish as several parts take up to 3 days to print :o

If there is time I may add some electronics. i.e. make the eyes light up and make some leds flash in his brain
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Re: MY BOTY

Postby steve131 » Wed Feb 12, 2020 8:16 pm

:think: Gone down a black hole trying to figure this out :lol:
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Re: MY BOTY

Postby royjess » Wed Feb 12, 2020 8:26 pm

Yep, I've got it too, it's a cross between V.i.n. diesel and fifty Cent
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Re: MY BOTY

Postby casper » Wed Feb 12, 2020 8:55 pm

Really good to see a printing entry, haven't a clue what its going to be :think:
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Re: MY BOTY

Postby corelki2005 » Thu Feb 13, 2020 5:16 pm

Well that didn't last long.

It is V.I.N.C.E.N.T. from Walt Disney`s the Black Hole.
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