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My model could not be printed (i use SketchUp) [message #64327] Mon, 18 March 2013 14:40 UTC Go to next message
avatar cnomis  is currently offline cnomis
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Embarassed i m newbie of here & SketchUp either, i wanna do a ball joints (like that use on Revotech toys)connect around a spin.

after lots of study, i hollow 6 hole on the spin, however, due to the thin wall issue, it could not be printed. i dunno how to fix it in my limited knowledge of 3D. so i post & hope u seniors could advice or fix it for me.

i just miss this one to complete my set, so poor. i ll appreciate if any one help. thx a lot.

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Re: My model could not be printed (i use SketchUp) [message #64438 is a reply to message #64327 ] Tue, 19 March 2013 16:41 UTC Go to previous message
avatar TimPlatschorre  is currently offline TimPlatschorre
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A chamfer on the edge, like you did in the hole in the middle, will do the trick I think.
You'll have to avoid 3 lines ending in 1 point. The lines are ending at zero thickness, a sharp point.

Do the holes have a function? If you can send an iges or step file I can make a chamfer for you on the edges.

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