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Old 03-21-2020, 11:50 AM
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Default 3d Printed metal detector things I make

In my downtime, I 3d print some metal detecting related items. Pin-pointer covers plain & little more aggressive to save the tips on the pin-pointers. The quality of the ones pictures aren't the best as I printed at a high speed. I make little key chains (coil & detector mouse figure) and I make a box that snaps on your Garrett shaft that fits the Z-Lynk transmitter box. I use this rather than the little rubber bands that hold it to the shaft. I also use Velcro as a safe additional measure to hold the Z-lynk in the box. Also make the Equinox stand as well as the AT pro with or without the logo. Just some little projects to keep me busy when not working or able to detect. Stay safe folks!!!
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Old 03-21-2020, 01:34 PM
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Very nice. The transmitter holder is a neat idea.

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Cool stuff, thanks for sharing!

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I like that idea


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Old 03-22-2020, 12:21 PM
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I love the transmitter holder piece.

Are the pinpointer tip covers 100% infill?
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Old 03-23-2020, 04:08 PM
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The ones pictured are not 100%,I did a speed test on my printer and dropped it to 50%. The normal ones I make & use are 100% solid.

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Old 03-23-2020, 04:26 PM
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Here's a 3D printed Battery holder (Minelab FBS) that holds 18650 Lithium batteries a guy makes in the Ukraine, I bought one from him already







Mine, tested in both my Safari and Explorer
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Old 03-23-2020, 08:34 PM
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Thatís keychains pretty sweet, can you do a black equinox coil? Price?


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Nice work!

Using Fusion 360, or another piece of CAD? I find that 75% infill is just as strong as 100% on most things, and allows for a little flexibility to cut down on brittleness. I have basically quit using PLA and shifted to PETG for most things, including a carbon fiber impregnated PETG from Atomic Filament for the hard use items.

Ran PETG wheels, rock slides and transmission mount on my RC Rock crawler all last season and it took a 15 foot tumble from a waterfall directly on the side to finally snap a wheel!

Keep up the cool designs!

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Originally Posted by Kisskrazed View post
The ones pictured are not 100%,I did a speed test on my printer and dropped it to 50%. The normal ones I make & use are 100% solid.
How well do the 100% infill tip covers hold up to real-world use?
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So far so good. Holding up decently. Find myself digging more than before though with the pin pointer.

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Originally Posted by L0S3R View post
Thatís keychains pretty sweet, can you do a black equinox coil? Price?

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Yeah, I think I have a Minelab coil. Let me look.

No luck on finding the Minelab coil, but I'm in the process of designing one. Thanks.

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