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5 May 2021
@matt_c_:matrix.orgmatt_c_There was lots of stringing on the rabbit. The filament had been sitting in the garage for a few years exposed to all the moisture though 😆11:17:15
@matt_c_:matrix.orgmatt_c_This rabbit was torture for the extruder though. I could hear it retracting like crazy as it jumped between all the points.11:21:34
@matt_c_:matrix.orgmatt_c_I've got some Marble (light grey with dark dots) filament which looks very nice. Just need to figure out if there's any statues I want to print11:23:14
@matt_c_:matrix.orgmatt_c_or maybe i should print this 😆 https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:226849511:24:01
@SgtWilko:matrix.orgSgtWilko😂11:25:54
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8 May 2021
@matt_c_:matrix.orgmatt_c_Download 2021-05-08 11.58.36.mp411:07:10
@matt_c_:matrix.orgmatt_c_I designed a little rotating platform for Steam-opus 😋11:07:17
@SgtWilko:matrix.orgSgtWilkoVery nice14:43:24
9 May 2021
@oly:matrix.orgolyVery nice all though I feel like you need the don't print crap sign on it for the irony :-D13:18:33
10 May 2021
@matt_c_:matrix.orgmatt_c_I feel like i need to print the sign now17:20:00
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@matt_c_:matrix.orgmatt_c_today was a work thing followed by Bulbasaur17:20:32
@matt_c_:matrix.orgmatt_c_ * I feel like i need to print the sign now17:21:00
11 May 2021
@_discord_332610353525555201:t2bot.ioScaremonger#6700 Where would you guys recommend I purchase M5 nuts/bolts/washers in various lengths from? 18:22:39
@matt_c_:matrix.orgmatt_c_accu.co.uk is good. Otherwise I've bought some assorted kits from ebay/amazon18:45:25
@_discord_332610353525555201:t2bot.ioScaremonger#6700 Thanks, the cost of bolts has increased significantly since I last bought large quantities. Lol. I think I'm showing my age. 18:57:33
12 May 2021
@Skinnx86:matrix.org@Skinnx86:matrix.org Nope, not an age thing. Brexit has hiked the prices up as has the pandemic. Plus that massive cargo ship that got stuck & held up all the others has made an impact on stock and prices!! /rant 11:16:07
@monkey2991:matrix.orgmoneky2991 SgtWilko: My girlfriend had the same issue. It turns out it was due to the UK adapter clip not fitting in properly 11:22:40
@monkey2991:matrix.orgmoneky2991
In reply to @_discord_332610353525555201:t2bot.io
Thanks, the cost of bolts has increased significantly since I last bought large quantities. Lol. I think I'm showing my age.
Aah there is a massive worldwide steel shortage. And given the oxygen crisis in India, steel plants have been forced to cut production (oxygen being diverted to hospitals) which is a major disruption to global steel supply chain. So it will continue. I bought a lot of M2.5 washers and screws from Amazon. Overall the price seemed to be lesser than accu
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@_discord_332610353525555201:t2bot.ioScaremonger#6700 I ended up ordered some from Ooznest, Amazon and eBay after comparing prices for various lengths. So far I have aluminium V-slot extrusion, V-wheels, V-nuts, Corner brackets, eccentric spacers, 6m GT2 6mm belt and pulleys. I've also drawn up the specs for the Y-brackets (upright support), bed and head gantry plates, Nema 17 mounting plates and the pulley mounting brackets, so my next step is to buy a sheet of 3mm aluminium. Not sure whether I should buy 6mm spacers or make them from an aluminium tube... No hurry I guess; my 3D printer won't be ready any time soon. 15:54:14
@monkey2991:matrix.orgmoneky2991Is there is any physical Hackerspace in Maidstone where we have basic tools for metal and woodwork?16:19:44
@oly:matrix.orgoly moneky2991 we have a space, tools are limited but we might be able to get bits depends what your thinking, we do have some cash for that just need people with energy and time to get things going again really. 17:23:41
@monkey2991:matrix.orgmoneky2991I think some drills, bench vices and a saw maybe?17:25:47
@oly:matrix.orgolyWe have a hand drill a vice and I think a saw17:32:42
@oly:matrix.orgolyMight have a wood and little hack saw from what I remember17:33:01
@oly:matrix.orgolyNone of that is super expensive so could easily pick up for the space, the restrictions are easing as well so could be worth doing meets if people want.17:35:56
@SgtWilko:matrix.orgSgtWilko
In reply to @monkey2991:matrix.org
SgtWilko: My girlfriend had the same issue. It turns out it was due to the UK adapter clip not fitting in properly
Do you mean it's a faulty design, or just that you have to use a trick to get it to work?
18:10:38
@monkey2991:matrix.orgmoneky2991It's a faulty design.. 18:29:32
@monkey2991:matrix.orgmoneky2991I have seen posts on Reddit about it. 18:29:50

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