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They should be spining freely in the holes. Try cleaning out the holes with a Xacto knife or something.
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It engages the rockers to fire the rubber bands
It should slide freely through the back bracket I'm not sure why it is tight for you. Are all of the other pieces fitting for you?
Yup it is curved for a reason. Hope that the extra sanding works for you, let me know if you have anymore questions.
Its pretty heavy lol my scale says 1090 grams
Wow I just checked it that way too! that is a lot lol ive never had a need to use that service so I had no idea. Check your private messages ill see if we can work something out.
Who quoted you thousands of dollars to print it? That seems like way too much.
How far off is it?
Looks Good! How does everything work with PLA? I havent tried making it with that material yet.
Looks great! glad that you like it and thanks for sharing!
Looks great! Thanks for sharing that :) How does it shoot?
Yeah that would be good to try. If you could find out where it is binding that would help. I had it bind on one of the wheels in the cam but I took it apart and cleaned out the cam track a little and it worked a lot better.
Hmm did you make sure that all of the extra bumps and burrs where cleaned off of the peices before you put it together? The only other thing I can think of is if your printer is not calibrated correctly and not printing true circles that would make it not spin as well
Hmmm do you have a picture?
That could be the reason for it not working, I had to play around a lot with those threads to get it the right way so if you scale it that could mess it up. I would suggest if you are able to design simple parts that you make a washer to fit in between on of the two points, start with like 2mm and keep on changing the thickness till it looks right. Hope that helps.
OK I made a video showing how to load it up let me know if that helps you!https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fGZw29fSg4Y
You should screw both of them down until they are tight. They should end up in the orientation that they are in on step 27 if they are a little bit off it should be fine.
I'm gonna post a video soon of the loading process, there were some other people that were having trouble with that as well
Looking good! I like those colors! let me know how it turnes out.
Load each rubber ban in between the tip and the star, then rotate the star backwards until it clicks then load another rubber band just like before. Do that till you get 6 loaded up on each firing block.
I dont see why it wouldn't work with PLA, I haven't really used it that much myself but I think it should work. The only thing that might be a problem would be the small printed spring that is used on the cam clicker. PLA can be brittle so I would suggest you print out the spring first and see if it would work as a spring or if it just breaks. It should only take you like 2 minutes to print it out. After that I would suggest that you print out a full firing block assembly and make sure that it can hold the tension of 6 rubber bands.
Good luck with your print, I would love to see how it turns out!
Thanks!! Glad that you like it!
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