Archive for September 11th, 2018
Fortunately, solid models exist on Thingiverse:
Unfortunately, the left arm requires support, which Slic3r supplies with great exuberance:
The vast tower on the figure’s right side (our left) seemed completely unnecessary, not to mention I have no enthusiasm for the peril inherent in chopping away so much plastic, so I replaced it with a simple in-model pillar:
The pillar leans from an adhesion-enhancing lily pad and ends one layer below the left hand, with all dimensions and angles chosen on the fly to make the answer come out right.
Works like a champ:
The dark band down the middle comes from the Pixel’s shutter.
They emerged with some PETG hair, the removal of which I left as an end-user experience.
I mailed a small box containing figures printed in my (limited!) palette of four colors, some spares Just In Case™, and a few QC rejects showing the necessity of lily pads.
The OpenSCAD source code as a GitHub Gist: