3D PRINTING (RC Hobby for 3D Printers)

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Re: 3D PRINTING (RC Hobby for 3D Printers)

Post by bob195558 » Sun Jan 07, 2018 1:57 am

Some more photos:
Leveling_knob_Jan062018_b.jpg
Leveling_knob_Jan062018_f.jpg
Leveling_knob_Jan062018_L.jpg
Leveling_knob_Jan062018_m.jpg
Leveling_knob_Jan062018_n.jpg


Photos of the last 4th Leveling Knob Wheel which is taking longer
because in Cura made setting changes to print slower and more Infill:
Leveling_knob 4_Jan 7 2018_GGgb.jpg
Leveling_knob 4_01062018_GGgb.jpg
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Re: 3D PRINTING (RC Hobby for 3D Printers)

Post by Kilrah » Sun Jan 07, 2018 8:25 am

Cool, nice first prints!

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Re: 3D PRINTING (RC Hobby for 3D Printers)

Post by bob195558 » Sun Jan 07, 2018 2:02 pm

Finished 3D printing the 4 Leveling Knob Wheels for CR10 Heated Printing Bed,
4 Leveling Wheels for CR10 Heated Bed.jpg
Leveling Knob Wheel_HHa.jpg
Leveling Knob Wheel_HHa
3D Printed with eSUN PLA+ filament.
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Re: 3D PRINTING (different Filament for 3D Printers)

Post by bob195558 » Mon Jan 08, 2018 10:58 am

Bend looking at different Filament materials that would be good to be use for 3D Printing the 9x Radio Cases.
Here is one (eSUN eASA filament) that may be good:
(https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/esun-mod ... -%E6%98%93).
Note: Do not confuse eASA with the eABS filament.

Bob B.
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Re: 3D PRINTING (RC Hobby for 3D Printers)

Post by jhsa » Mon Jan 08, 2018 11:30 am

I need to find a battery cover for one of my radios. Will see if thingyverse has one and how much would cost to order it.. I bet it is expensive :)

João
EDIT: Found it :)

https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:2431619
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Re: 3D PRINTING (RC Hobby for 3D Printers)

Post by bob195558 » Mon Jan 08, 2018 12:41 pm

João, COOL ! :D
Before I had the 3D printer I ordered some from
Aloft Hobbies: (https://alofthobbies.com/battery-door-x9d.html).
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Re: 3D PRINTING (RC Hobby for 3D Printers)

Post by jhsa » Mon Jan 08, 2018 1:05 pm

I wonder if the taranis Batt cover fits the 9x well.
What happened was that a friend from the club gave me a completely wrecked 9x radio a while ago to use for parts.
Well, knowing myself, and having still an Ar9x board laying around, I have built yet another wonderful Ersky9x radio with all the goodies that the firmware allows. Still have the original 9x gimbals though, but they are behaving very well for now. the problem is that the radio didn't have a few switches and the battery cover.. Switches are not the problem but the cover is not easy to find.

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Re: 3D PRINTING, Leveling the Heated Print Bed

Post by bob195558 » Mon Jan 08, 2018 1:38 pm

Leveling the Heated Print Bed (CR10 3D Printer)
Checking the flatness of the aluminum Heated Base Plate, found that the left side center area
and all the way to its left side edge is high by about .008"
and the lowest corner is the front left side down about .012" low.
A percentage of this un-flatness is being transferred to the glass or the 12 x 12 mirror surface.
Normally I would just shim the glass up to make it as flat as I could make it.
But we want to have as much contact surface between the hearted aluminum plate and the glass printing base
for heat transfer efficiency.
I am not sure what the proper (best) distance (gap) between the Extruder Print Nozzle to the Heated Glass Printing Bed should be.
It is said, with the Heated Printing Bed leveling process to use a strip of regular paper which can be about .003" to .005" thick.
If I need to, can look into upgrading to an Auto 3D Bed Leveling device, which I believe can map the surface
of the bed and then is able to auto adjust the Z up and down to the surface of the printing bed.

Bob B.
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Re: 3D PRINTING (RC Hobby for 3D Printers)

Post by MikeB » Mon Jan 08, 2018 2:26 pm

jhsa wrote:
Mon Jan 08, 2018 1:05 pm
I wonder if the taranis Batt cover fits the 9x well.
It fits, but doesn't clip in place well, so falls off easily. I have a "spare" battery cover from an old JR radio (I was given), that fits as well, and does clip in, but not as well as a "real" 9x one.

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Re: 3D PRINTING (RC Hobby for 3D Printers)

Post by bob195558 » Mon Jan 08, 2018 2:30 pm

The Taranis battery cover, yes dose fit, it is the same as the 9x battery cover.
The ones I have fits the same, not loose.
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Re: 3D PRINTING (RC Hobby for 3D Printers)

Post by jhsa » Mon Jan 08, 2018 2:50 pm

Thanks Gentlemen. :)

Perhaps I just go for the Taranis cover. If it doesn't lock in place I might heat the locking tabs a bit with the hot air gun, and see if they can be moved a little. Maybe that is the problem?

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Re: 3D PRINTING (RC Hobby for 3D Printers)

Post by MikeB » Mon Jan 08, 2018 3:39 pm

I just checked the cover from my production Taranis (plus). This has a piece of rubber foam stuck to the inside to stop the battery from moving. When used on a 9X, the foam then supplies sufficient pressure so the cover does click into place. I then check the cover from a prototype Taranis again. By adding a suitable piece of rubber foam, then this also clicked into place OK.

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Re: 3D PRINTING (RC Hobby for 3D Printers)

Post by jhsa » Mon Jan 08, 2018 3:46 pm

Good news Mike, thank you..
I think I might get one or two from Aloft then, if the postage is not prohibitive of course :(

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Re: 3D PRINTING (RC Hobby for 3D Printers)

Post by MikeB » Mon Jan 08, 2018 3:59 pm

T9HobbySport have them for £1.92 in the UK.

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Re: 3D PRINTING (RC Hobby for 3D Printers)

Post by bob195558 » Mon Jan 08, 2018 4:06 pm

I also add some of the thin packing foam to the inside of the 9x battery box which keeps the battery securer and applies pressure to the cover helping to securer it in place.
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Re: 3D PRINTING (RC Hobby for 3D Printers)

Post by jhsa » Mon Jan 08, 2018 4:24 pm

MikeB wrote:
Mon Jan 08, 2018 3:59 pm
T9HobbySport have them for £1.92 in the UK.

Mike.
Will check, thank you..

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3D Printed 9x Battery Box Cover (Blue)

Post by bob195558 » Mon Jan 08, 2018 10:02 pm

Hi João,
9x Battery Box Cover (Blue).
Here you go, it seem a little bulky, but the fit is OK.
The Taranis cover dose fit better.
3D printered 9x Battery Box Cover.jpg
3D printered 9x Battery  Cover_c.jpg
3D printered 9x Battery  Cover_b.jpg

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Re: 3D PRINTING (RC Hobby for 3D Printers)

Post by jhsa » Mon Jan 08, 2018 11:49 pm

Nice one, you've been busy.. :) Well done Bob.. That is great.. :) and it looks really good :D

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Re: 3D PRINTING (RC Hobby for 3D Printers)

Post by bob195558 » Sat Jan 13, 2018 6:22 pm

A little update, been working with the CR10 3D printer, printing some parts from thingiverse:
(https://www.thingiverse.com/search?q=9x ... a356bd24b4) to learn how to best 3D print parts.
I am using Curs 3.1.0 for the slicer program.
Because the heated aluminum bed is not flat, I have been looking at different options to help this predicament.

One is to make a bracket and drill and tap a hole in the aluminum bed which then will be able to pull the highest point down.
But this will only help with part of the bed that is very high.

Another one that I like a lot, is this Auto Bed Leveling from TH3D (EZABL Kit), which map's the printing bed surface
and auto adjust the Z axis up and down to always keep the correct distance between them:
(https://www.th3dstudio.com/product/ezab ... cr-10-abl/).
With this is also, is required to flashing TH3D's new firmware to the CR10 control board too:
(https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=27RDXtKjrCI).

The other part of this project, is making a CAD file for the two 9x radio case halves which have been
set aside when the Creality CR-10 3D Printer was delivered back on January 2nd.
So making this 3D CAD file with Fusion 360, I have disassembled my er9x radio so to be able to take measurements.
Also I may be able to insert photos of the 9x radio case halves into Fusion 360 to use as guides.
I will view some more youtube's to see if this may be able to do.
9x outside front case halves_c.jpg
9x outside front case halves_c
9x outside rear case halves_b.jpg



Bob B.
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9x inside case halves_a.jpg
9x inside case halves_a
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3D PRINTING (Fusion 360 Autodesk 9x Radio Case)

Post by bob195558 » Sat Jan 20, 2018 6:28 pm

Update: Been learning how to use Fusion 360 Autodesk
and only have so far a very rough sketch of the 9x front case half.
I have been allowing myself to start from the beginning many times sketching a new version so to
help gain in learning to use Fusion 360.


9x Front Case half Fusion360_a.jpg
9x Front Case half Fusion360_a


The 9x Case halves have a lot of complexity inside and out to them, so I may make some changes
where it will help move this project along a little easier.
Can always go back to add stuff in to a newer version if needed.
To be able to 3D Print a Custom 9x Radio Case will be a great new mod feature to use.

Also any help with creating Fusion 360 CAD 9x Case halves is most welcome
for I am learning to use Fusion 360 at the same time.

Bob B.
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Re:Wireless SD-Card Mod Upgrade for CR-10 3D Printer

Post by bob195558 » Tue Jan 23, 2018 9:55 pm

In the process of doing another Mod Upgrade to CR-10 3D Printer.

Mod Upgrade to a Wireless SD-Card
No need to physically move .gcode file to CR-10 3D Printer anymore. :D

1) 3D Printed Wireless SD-Card Holder: (https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:2570622).


SD Card Holder for CR10.jpg
SD Card Holder for CR10 3D printer


2) Ordered parts:
a: Toshiba 16GB FlashAir III Wireless SD Card: (https://www.ebay.com/itm/302205704932?ul_noapp=true).
b: TF Male To Micro SD Female Card Reader Extension Adapter Cable: (https://www.ebay.com/itm/302388673958?ul_noapp=true).

3) Need two longer bolts (local hardware store): 4mm (70 thread pitch) x 25mm long.

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Re: 3D PRINTING (RC Hobby for 3D Printers)

Post by bob195558 » Sat Jan 27, 2018 6:40 pm

Another upgrade/mod for the CR10 3D Printer (EZABL Auto Bed Leveling): (http://openrcforums.com/forum/viewtopic ... 85&t=10815).
This (https://www.th3dstudio.com/product/ezab ... cr-10-abl/) will fix the Print Bed nonflatness.


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CR10 3D Printer: (http://openrcforums.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=85&t=10702)

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