3D print the DMG case?

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3D print the DMG case?

Post by petran1420 » Fri May 20, 2016 1:48 pm

Hi there,

I'm wondering if anyone has tried 3D printing their own case for this project, rather than buying an old broken DMG or a shell from amazon, kitsch-bent, etc. I've scoured thingiverse and found all of adafruit's .stl files for their pigrrls, along with this one for a 'pi-boy' http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:469156 .

I'm wondering if anyone has found an .stl file that mimics the DMG case as closely as possible, more so than the link provided above. I'm asking because I'd be interested in printing out a dmg case using something like bamboofill for my next iteration of this project, so I could have a cool semi-wooden version of the DMG case.

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Re: 3D print the DMG case?

Post by Kilren » Fri May 20, 2016 5:00 pm

petran1420 wrote:Hi there,

I'm wondering if anyone has tried 3D printing their own case for this project, rather than buying an old broken DMG or a shell from amazon, kitsch-bent, etc.
What are you hoping to accomplish by 3D printing? Are you hoping to reconstruct the guts to have more room? If it is just to print another case, it is more cost effective to just buy one from one of the sources. They're relatively cheap and easy to get ahold of.
Sellers have it for $15 with enough guts to make it well worth it DMG Shell

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Re: 3D print the DMG case?

Post by 80sRetro » Fri May 20, 2016 6:54 pm

I have 3D printed a case for a past project and it is cool to do, but as Kilren said it is not cost effective.

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Re: 3D print the DMG case?

Post by petran1420 » Fri May 20, 2016 9:41 pm

Are you hoping to reconstruct the guts to have more room?
Yes, that is one goal. I believe it would save a lot of dremel time. But also like I said in my first post, I'd like to print using a unique material, like BambooFill https://learn.adafruit.com/3d-printing- ... t/overview, to print a unique case you can't get just by ordering a shell. I'm wondering if a DMG template exists in a .stl file that I could mess around with/modify, instead of trying to make one from scratch.

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Re: 3D print the DMG case?

Post by PotaTox » Wed Aug 10, 2016 11:05 am

Bumping it up :lol:
Fleder posted some promising models here http://www.sudomod.com/forum/viewtopic. ... =874#p8993

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Re: 3D print the DMG case?

Post by stefanli » Wed Aug 10, 2016 7:00 pm

I have printed the SupergameGirl case and it turned out ok.

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Re: 3D print the DMG case?

Post by skrapps914 » Wed Aug 10, 2016 7:24 pm

print this one if you do, lol
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Re: 3D print the DMG case?

Post by Daniel_N » Thu Aug 11, 2016 12:43 am

@skrapps914

Do you have more Infos about that case?

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Re: 3D print the DMG case?

Post by Camble » Thu Aug 11, 2016 2:54 am

skrapps914 wrote:print this one if you do, lol
Do want.

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Re: 3D print the DMG case?

Post by tronicgr » Thu Aug 11, 2016 9:38 am

stefanli wrote:I have printed the SupergameGirl case and it turned out ok.

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Can you show us the inside mounting of parts??

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