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Wannabe Geek

#272823 17-Jul-2020 22:21
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So a few years ago I decided to install a car stereo in my car and in the process managed to lose some parts for my air conditioning down one of the shafts. Taking apart my car and launching an expedition to find two tiny 5cm x 1cm parts seemed like a too hard a feat for me.

Of course you can't purchase these tiny bits separately, you have the buy the entire vent which costs around $80 each.

I thought why not just scan the part I have, recreate the model in AutoCAD and print it. Unfortunately while I was hoping to purchase a printer over the years the stars never aligned.

I was wondering if I could pay someone that owns a printer to print these two parts for me using black filament.

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Master Geek

  #2525029 17-Jul-2020 23:06
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Have you tried your local library? I’m in Christchurch and have successfully used their 3D print service a number of times.

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Wannabe Geek

  #2525135 18-Jul-2020 11:27
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Just checked my local library and they also offer 3D printing service. Thank you very much, that's awesome :D


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Ultimate Geek

  #2532229 31-Jul-2020 16:15
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Flick me a PM - I may be able to help you out.

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