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Tour Easy Daytime Running Light: Pile of Prototypes

Although I wish I could come up with a finished design in one pass, usually I end up with a big pile of nope before producing the one I want:

Fairing Flashlight Mount - Iterations

Fairing Flashlight Mount – Iterations

The mounts on the left show the progression from large hemisphere balls to the same-size finger ball to the smaller finger ball, with the smaller cyan arch clamp in the foreground still festooned with its support structure. The stack of plates to the right (with the original faded & distintegrating ABS plates in the bag) comes from reprinting in cyan to match the small mounts now on the bikes:

Fairing Flashlight Mount - rounded

Fairing Flashlight Mount – rounded

Hey, it’s time for a ride!

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  1. #1 by Jason Doege on 2017-08-18 - 08:30

    I have a feeling your interpretation of “good enough” is a bit more refined than mine. :-)

    • #2 by Ed on 2017-08-18 - 10:58

      Being easily satisfied by low-vertex-count polygons and stainless steel hardware helps … [sigh]

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