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Re: C4CPC 3D printed cartridge
« Reply #200 on: 18:16, 07 September 18 »
The support is needed on both side. I prevent you to crush the cartridge.
I just moved it where it was supposed to be  :D

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Re: C4CPC 3D printed cartridge
« Reply #201 on: 22:57, 07 September 18 »
The support is needed on both side. I prevent you to crush the cartridge.
I just moved it where it was supposed to be  :D




Brilliant, thanks for the clarification Gerald!  :D

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Re: C4CPC 3D printed cartridge
« Reply #202 on: 15:19, 08 September 18 »
Has anyone tried these files on a CNC machine? A Teak or Walnut wodden cartridge would be cool! :)

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Re: C4CPC 3D printed cartridge
« Reply #203 on: 16:22, 08 September 18 »
Has anyone tried these files on a CNC machine? A Teak or Walnut wodden cartridge would be cool! :)

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It would at least requires a change in the closing mechanism. Clips will surely not survive.
And since it's a process that remove material, there is no reason for thin walls where not needed.
But that would be cool indeed  :)

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Re: C4CPC 3D printed cartridge
« Reply #204 on: 16:46, 08 September 18 »
I'd remove the clips and glue the two halves together.

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Re: C4CPC 3D printed cartridge
« Reply #205 on: 02:32, 09 September 18 »
Wooden that be nice.   :picard:


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Re: C4CPC 3D printed cartridge
« Reply #206 on: 14:42, 09 September 18 »
Wooden that be nice.   :picard:


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And I was waiting for someone to say "It wooden work" :D

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Re: C4CPC 3D printed cartridge
« Reply #207 on: 21:49, 04 February 19 »
New version of the original cartridge shell, proof printed this time  ;D
Zip file contains stl file and freeCad file


Can someone point me the best place to make the shell using this file either directly in Paris or by mail order ?


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Re: C4CPC 3D printed cartridge
« Reply #208 on: 22:34, 25 June 19 »

I have a new toy at home, printing my own C4CPC shell at the moment !
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Re: C4CPC 3D printed cartridge
« Reply #209 on: 14:47, 26 June 19 »
Nice.  You'll have to show us how it turns out  :)

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Re: C4CPC 3D printed cartridge
« Reply #210 on: 16:47, 31 August 19 »
Hi!


I have a 3D printed case for my C4CPC, thanks to Gerald's design, but I don't know the exact size of the 4 screws needed to close the case. I've been looking online for this information without success.


Could somebody tell me the name/size of the 4 screws needed for the C4CPC case? Thanks a lot!

Update: somebody told me the measurements.Four screws M2 of 12mm. Thanks
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Re: C4CPC 3D printed cartridge
« Reply #211 on: 22:11, 09 November 19 »
Hi just got a C4CPC look forward to trying out all the games.
I don't suppose there is anyone in the UK can sort me out with a printed cart for a good price?
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Re: C4CPC 3D printed cartridge
« Reply #212 on: 02:14, 29 November 19 »
Well you know what they say, give a man a fish and he eats for a day, teach a man to fish and he eats for a lifetime, but that doesn't help getting a cart for a c4cpc. So sometimes the guy just has to spend £61 on a 3D printer and make it himself.



Unfortunatly the clips all snapped off when trying to put it together and the pin struggled to fit in the hole, so had to widen it a bit, also the dipswitch block was not 100% flat against the pcb, so maybe that didn't help, but it does hold together pretty well even with all the previous said, and it's gonna spend 99% of it's life inside a GX4000 so it's fit for the job.

Can see why people went for the screw version instead, but this looked prettier.

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Re: C4CPC 3D printed cartridge
« Reply #213 on: 02:56, 29 November 19 »
Well you know what they say, give a man a fish and he eats for a day, teach a man to fish and he eats for a lifetime, but that doesn't help getting a cart for a c4cpc. So sometimes the guy just has to spend £61 on a 3D printer and make it himself.

Unfortunatly the clips all snapped off when trying to put it together and the pin struggled to fit in the hole, so had to widen it a bit, also the dipswitch block was not 100% flat against the pcb, so maybe that didn't help, but it does hold together pretty well even with all the previous said, and it's gonna spend 99% of it's life inside a GX4000 so it's fit for the job.

Can see why people went for the screw version instead, but this looked prettier.


Doesn't look bad for homemade and nice coloured plastic!

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Re: C4CPC 3D printed cartridge
« Reply #214 on: 03:51, 29 November 19 »

Doesn't look bad for homemade and nice coloured plastic!
It's the reel that came with the printer, but yeah is fitting, was thinking I could spray it white, leaving red highlights, but thought better of it.




Printed with the XYZ Nano on PLA plastic.
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Re: C4CPC 3D printed cartridge
« Reply #215 on: 17:37, 03 January 20 »
You know you've ran out of things to do over the Christmas break, when you spend the entire day making a wooden cartridge case for your C4CPC...Is this a first? And yes, I know, I still have to drill the holes for the LEDs (and varnish it).

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Re: C4CPC 3D printed cartridge
« Reply #216 on: 18:08, 03 January 20 »
This looks really great!! Some fine filing and varnish and it's a piece of art! (Well almost)

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Re: C4CPC 3D printed cartridge
« Reply #217 on: 20:46, 03 January 20 »
This looks really great!! Some fine filing and varnish and it's a piece of art! (Well almost)

A lot of filing, some work with a lighter (removes the fine splitters) and a few coats of varnish. This is just attempt number one though. My final goal is to make one in dark Teak wood or walnut (because I really am a bit mad).

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Re: C4CPC 3D printed cartridge
« Reply #218 on: 22:03, 03 January 20 »
Why stop there, all family heirlooms should have some semi previous stones embedded 😄

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Re: C4CPC 3D printed cartridge
« Reply #219 on: 22:41, 03 January 20 »
You know you've ran out of things to do


*cough*
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Re: C4CPC 3D printed cartridge
« Reply #220 on: 23:31, 03 January 20 »

*cough*
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 :D
Believe it or not, I've actually started the laptop project again. Unfortunately, I've spotted a serious mistake I made and I'm not sure I can resolve it. I may need a different laptop case.

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Re: C4CPC 3D printed cartridge
« Reply #221 on: 20:24, 04 January 20 »
Ok, consider this finished. Three rounds of sanding and varnishing. If I continue there'll be no wood left. Haven't had this much wrist action since I was a single student! The first wooden C4CPC cartridge case! And who said it wooden work  :picard: ...

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Re: C4CPC 3D printed cartridge
« Reply #222 on: 23:37, 04 January 20 »
@Bryce


Well Done.
"And who said it wooden work".
Not Me.

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Re: C4CPC 3D printed cartridge
« Reply #223 on: 01:18, 05 January 20 »
Ok, consider this finished. Three rounds of sanding and varnishing. If I continue there'll be no wood left. Haven't had this much wrist action since I was a single student! The first wooden C4CPC cartridge case! And who said it wooden work  :picard: ...

Bryce.


Dear Bryce,

You will recall in my email to you of 7th March that the MINIMUM length for the carving must be 10 inches along the longest length. I quote for the instructions:

1. The carving can be any size you choose but must be a MINIMUM of 10 inches along the longest length. Obviously you will need to take into consideration the weight of the carving so that the shipping cost is not to great for you, however, remember that we will of course reimburse your shipping costs in full on receipt of the artwork. As an example to you, the normal LENGTH of this particular carving along the longest length is 14 inches. You may make your bigger or smaller but no bigger than 20 inches along the longest length.

When the carving arrived there seemed to be a small amount of damage, however this is not the problem. During the shipping process something must have happened to the wood (perhaps the temperature changes?) because when the carving arrived and I inspected it, the length of the carving is very small, at only five inches along the longest length. This is half the minimum site as stated to you on 7th March.

The strange thing is that the box you shipped the carving in seems to be much bigger than the carving inside, which leads me to think that there has been some kind of shrinkage due to either the temperature changes or a combination of this and the type of week used.

I will of course be most happy to supply you with photographs of the carving to show you exactly what I mean.

I do not know if the board members will be prepared to accept this however I cannot tell you for certain now until Monday morning (we do not work over the weekends obviously).

Please let me know if you need any photographs and also let me know if you have some explanation for what may have happened.

Sincerely,
Derek Trotter - Director
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Re: C4CPC 3D printed cartridge
« Reply #224 on: 10:45, 05 January 20 »
@remax: Excellent, but most people here will have no idea what you're talking about :D

Oh, and last night I realised I'd made one of the notches in the side too small and started filing all over again  :picard:


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