Monthly Archives: March 2016

Working Stargate Update

All the pieces for the stargate have been printed and assembled. Although the additional gearing for the top chevron can be moved from the base by hand. The stepper motor is unable to budge it. Also I noticed the stepper … Continue reading

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Working Stargate Mk2 Preview

For those interested. Here’s a quick preview of an upgrade I’m currently working on for the Stargate model.

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Working Stargate

Released in January 2013. It works to a point that you won’t get a stable wormhole; but that’s only because no one has printed one on another planet yet… There are thirty one separate files which make up the model. … Continue reading

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Stargate Chevron

Released in December 2012. A highly detailed model of part of the Stargate model. Note: Unlike the SGU segments. Printing nine of these will not make a complete ring. Thingiverse:38708 Stargate Chevron

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Millennium Falcon V2

Released in December 2016. The version 2 of the Millennium Falcon has smooth edges rather than stepped edges of the version 1. The reason for the smooth edges were for people who were able to print in higher quality and … Continue reading

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Stargate Universe Segments

Released in December 2012. It’s the Stargate from SGU. Nine segments are needed to complete the ring. Since there are no glyphs on the ring the same segment is to be printed nine times. A very basic design really to test how … Continue reading

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Casino Chips

Released in March 1011. A selection of casino chips. A variety of denominations 1, 5, 25, 50, 100 and suits (spades, hearts, diamonds and clubs). One design has simple stripes around the outside and the other has suits. Thingiverse:6856 Casino … Continue reading

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Stargate Iris Box

Released in March 2011. Another use of Thingiverse ‘MakerBlock’ had attempted to merge my simple Stargate model with an iris box model designed by ‘J_Hodgie’. Unfortunately using the 3D print files to make the new model didn’t result in a perfect … Continue reading

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Simple Stargate

Released in February 2011. At approximately 80 millimetres across, the simple Stargate is small enough to print in one piece with the Makerbot Cupcake. With the ring being only 4 mm wide I decided it wasn’t worth trying to include any … Continue reading

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