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COVID-19 - What can I do?

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COVID-19 - What can I do?

COVID-19 - What can I do? Another in a series of informational posts. "Listen, kid, we're all in it together." Harry Tuttle-Heating Engineer [Robert De Niro in Terry Gilliam's "Brazil"] Here is a hands free shopping cart handle that can help stop the spead of germs. Find more info and get the files here.

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COVID-19 - What can I do?

Posted by Jeff Coulter on

COVID-19 - What can I do?

COVID-19 - What can I do? Another in a series of informational posts. "Listen, kid, we're all in it together." Harry Tuttle-Heating Engineer [Robert De Niro in Terry Gilliam's "Brazil"] Here is a hands free door opener that can help stop the spread of germs. Find more info and get the files here.

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COVID-19 - What can I do?

Posted by Jeff Coulter on

COVID-19 - What can I do?

COVID-19 - What can I do? First in a series of information posts. "Listen, kid, we're all in it together." Harry Tuttle-Heating Engineer [Robert De Niro in Terry Gilliam's "Brazil"] FABBALOO has assembled some resources on what's being done and what can be done. Find out how you might be able to help here.

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Free CAD Software... Part Two

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Free CAD Software... Part Two

Free CAD Software... Part Two Next in a series of looks at *FREE* CAD software. When you move beyond just downloading what you are going to print, and need to make your own design, what do you use? We'll be looking at some free alternatives to the expensive CAD heavyweights that are out there. They all take some adjusting to, and have their own interface quirks and conventions and methods of accomplishing things. Today our candidate is TinkerCAD. The best thing about this one is that is does not require anything to be installed on your system. It's entirely cloud-based...

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Z-FLEX Printing Tip

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Z-FLEX Printing Tip

Zortrax Z-FLEX Printing Tip Optimized for use on the M200 Plus and M300 Plus, Z-FLEX allows you to make flexible objects that don't snap or break when bent or folded. You can also make gaskets [not for critical use] and pads. Our advice when using this material is to make sure you clean out the Nozzle and Hotend thoroughly after switching ot another material. You will find residue from Z-FLEX likes to hang around, so reload the next. material at least 4 or 5 times before initiating a print job. [*Please note that Z-FLEX is intended for use with the...

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