The steel needs to be protected from the elements before it starts to rust – even if kept indoors the moisture from the air will begin to rust it. Because of this you need to either apply a protective layer of paint, use stainless steel which is less susceptible to rusting, or use galvanised steel. The cheapest option for me is to simply paint the frame, so that is what I did… read on!
Category: 3D Printing
What a great design, and simple print. Very easy to print and snapped together in a couple of clicks. The suspension design is genius and works really well. Went with the two tone tyres and swapped out the filament to white on the last few layers. Wheels clipped in well with the rims and work great.
This is the start of my build log of the Prusa i3 P3Steel, and the start to most of these kits – you need something to screw and bolt everything else to – a frame!
Time lapse of 3D printed Makerbot T-REX SKELETON from Thingiverse. This was a very cool print, and a long one at that! The model from MakerBot is perfect, and ideally set up for 3D printing.
Time lapse of 3D printed Colosseum. Time lapse taken from my Octoprint server attached to my Printrbot Simple Makers 1405 using the standard Raspberry Pi camera and a wide angle clip on lens. Original model is by CausalJoemama7 is on Thingiverse by MakerBot and can be found here – http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:962416. My make can be found … Read more