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Well, first of all thanks for your interest in this project !Second: you could/should ! totally do that ! And if you do, take pictures ! You can even make an instructable of it for those who don't own a 3d printer and do have a yo-yoIf you want some extras pictures/measures just contact me.
Nice !Tried with sliced banana and worked great :)
Hi ! Tried this one with a larger tube...a bit disapointed by the lack of "spring effect".But it must be my bad, either I did not heat the wire enough, or the tube was to large to make a good coil.Anyway, I will definetly try that again :)
I wish I had mice in my house just to make this smart trap !
Part A holds part B and part B holds part C, all by a simple horizontal snap-fit system (see assembly video on step 6).
It seems a bit more complex !This is the most trickiest problem I had to solve in my design, I tried different systems before I found the more reliable. It ain't perfect though.
There's a quick video recap on step 6 now
Hi, I didn't try with power cords or even display cables, but I assume they are a bit stiff to be rolled in this design.It's particularly hepful with headset cables, mouse, keyboard, USB etc.However I can easily scale it up.
Hello!Well, everywhere there's a 3D printer, there is a potential cable eater =)But the original cable eater is blue, and I keep it at my place :pFeel free to contact me privately if you want me to print it for you. For now, have no idea about the cost though (+shipping from France).Best regards.
Thanks!Indeed I'll try to make a quick tutorial video as soon as possible.
You're right ! This is not represented, I'll try to add a sketch of it.It's actually a snap-fit system just like part B clips with part A.Here, part C is basically a part A with just one central pivot that you'll need to slide into part B (which has a central hole).All pivots are enlarged on top to block the parts together.I shall do a quick tutorial video.Hope it's a bit clearer for you !Thanks for your enthousiasm
Thanks !Corrected :)
I know that problem too ! This is not designed for it but I guess it will help you anyway :)
Thank you ! Let us know when you print/use it :)
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