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Accurate measurements for Precision Clock LED spacers
Paradox Posted: 26 May 2024, 06:52 AM
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I recently acquired a 3D printer, and would like to replace the glued wood LED spacers with a 3D printed model. I was a tad sloppy with my original gluing, and had to shave the assemblies down to fit, resulting in a sub-par fit.

Do you have a DXG or other document with accurate dimensions for the width, depth, and hole positions for the LEDs?

Thank you

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mit Posted: 27 May 2024, 05:39 PM
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A few people have created STL files for the colons, but I've been sloppy with keeping track of this, I did plan to host user-contributed designs somewhere sensible but haven't gotten around to it.

The original files are in moshidraw format which probably isn't helpful, but the design of the colons is very simple:

Rectangle of 12mm by 34.1mm
3mm holes at X,Y positions 5.075,22.7 and 6.925,11.4

The total thickness should be about 10.5mm but this varies with different suppliers of digits.

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Paradox Posted: 28 May 2024, 08:17 PM
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Great, thank you! I've used the instructions to make two little blocks on my printer, and they work great.

Here's the model https://makerworld.com/en/models/478075#profileId-389172

And here's the CAD, with a variable depth, should anyone want to adjust it to fit the depth of their digits: https://cad.onshape.com/documents/d5d05bc73afdb8e61a65246a/w/b6e15c0772dd821032763c93/e/b0c389369a03d226aef2874b?renderMode=0&uiState=665634a809092c1862753cf6

When printed with black or slightly translucent PETG, they look incredible

Last edit by Paradox at 29 May 2024, 05:02 PM

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