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3D Printing Drone Parts

A group for both those who are fortunate to be actively printing parts with their printers or online services, and those just interested.  

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Be careful with 3D printers in crowdfunding campaigns

Started by Luc Maximilien Aug 31. 0 Replies

Be careful  to buy 3D printers in crowdfunding campaigns !One of the most commons errors that startup companies do is to sell at too much low prices their printers in the crowdfunding campaign .Then…Continue

Getting an affordable 3D Printer?

Started by Andrew Collins. Last reply by Luc Maximilien Aug 31. 17 Replies

Hey guys.I'm really new to this whole 3D printer thing, however I'm interested in buying one actually. After searching around for models, types etc,there was one in particular that cought my eye,…Continue

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Free 3D printed 250 Class FPV Cruiser Download

Started by STLhive Aug 11. 0 Replies

Hi AllBelow is a link to a free download. to download you need to sign-up to the website STLhive.com…Continue

Mount for Velodyne Lidar 16

Started by Julian Vela Jul 19. 0 Replies

Hi. Somebody can help me with how can I create a good lidar mount for a S1000.Continue

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Comment by Petr Zverina on January 21, 2016 at 3:48pm

hello ;-) im printing all my drones with very good results ;-) im using my printers DS EVIL FORGE ;-) for more infos watch drone solution LTD on facebook ;-)

if some one will need help with printing or some around , feel free to ask ;-)

Comment by Don Pillow on November 22, 2015 at 12:23am

There is 3d software like blender and onshape that is easy to use so you can easily put your ideas to a .igs file. Almost any library has a 3d printer and will print out your files for an small fee $5 for a decent size part. Some even let you use the machine if you bring your own filament. 

Comment by Eric on June 21, 2014 at 2:06pm
I've had good luck with MakeXYZ.com. Sort of like 3d hubs but better in my opinion.
Comment by Edwin WIdjonarko on June 21, 2014 at 1:58pm

Hi Bill,

Sorry for the late reply, but I'd like to add to Andrew's comment. I too had a good experience with 3D hubs. I printed a customized cam holder with bearings and all. You only need to provide the STL file. Warning: 3D hubs will "optimize" the fill rate of your model. It tends to make it lighter, but might compromise structural strength. I don't know if there's any setting for this.

Hope this help. Cheers, 

Comment by Andrew Neushul on June 20, 2014 at 10:06am
Hi Bill my email is aneushul@submerse.com. I'm located is Santa Barbara CA

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Comment by Bill Piedra on June 20, 2014 at 5:14am

@andrew , @joshua - Thanks.  I'm going to try both.  Andrew, can you send me an email or tweet direct.  Where are you located ? 

tweet me @billrockus

Comment by Andrew Neushul on June 18, 2014 at 2:13pm
I have 3d printed clamps for carbon fiber tubes. I just finished a design that converts a standard DJI 450 to use CF tubes instead of the plastic arms. I have a printer, would gladly print some parts for you as I'm interested in doing the same thing - covering the printed parts with CF
Comment by Joshua Johnson on June 18, 2014 at 12:35pm
@Bill,
Trying using the official 3D Printing Service of CADDrones.com which is 3DHubs.com! You should be able to find someone local using that.

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Comment by Bill Piedra on June 18, 2014 at 10:06am

I don't have a 3D Printer, but I would like to print some parts.  Rather than build a 3d printed fuselage, I am using carbon fiber tubes and plates.  What I would like to do is print the tube clamps and other hardware on a 3D printer and reinforce them with CF/Epoxy.  I have used Shapeways before, but I would really like to find someone local who can do the printing for me.  I need fast turn around which I don't get from Shapeways.  

Comment by Mike Bristol on March 28, 2013 at 12:58pm

Awesome!

 

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