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Custom 3d Printed Steam Drivers

Post  Shuppiluliumas on Wed Jan 11, 2017 3:52 pm

Several members of the club have discussed the need/desire for larger and different sized train wheels, and the possibility of 3d printing them. Earlier this year, I was down with a back injury for a while, so I used the time to figure out some 3d design fundamentals and make my own. I don't have any 3d printing equipment so I put them on shapeways for my own use.

I have had a couple requests for these since word got out that I made them, so I set up a shapeways store:

www.shapeways.com/shops/shupp-s-brick-train-stuff

I have made XXL sized (the next size up from Ben Fleskes' XL sized), a size between medium and large, and a medium diameter train wheel i.e. not a steam driver, just a thin train wheel but with a larger diameter.

These are being offered at cost (I make no money) because I cannot guarantee the fit of the pin and axle holes and other aspects of the production which are out of my control, nor can I make any easy changes that would solve the problem. Anyway, I hope they work for anyone who tries them. Feel free to let me know.

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Re: Custom 3d Printed Steam Drivers

Post  sammoe on Sat Mar 04, 2017 11:42 pm

If anyone has the XXL Boxpok Flanged Driver with Traction Groove, could you please post a few pics with the wheel on a technic beam?

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