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This will be an occasional blog on issues with 3d printing that my help others struggling with problems.

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ArcWelder

Looking around for ways to improve print quality I stumbled on this on the WWW.  Haven't tried it yet but it does look quite promising for the control knobs which are all based on circles.  The link to github is: https://github.com/FormerLurker/ArcWelderPlugin

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Sprat Article (Issue 190 Spring 2022)

Sprat Issue No 190 Spring 2022.  Has an article by me, Bezels and Knobs. I wrote this before deciding to set up whizz3dparts.  For those not familiar, the GQRP Club is a friendly lot and have a quarterly magazine that is packed with interesting and useful tribal knowlege.

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PRP Battery Case: Remixed

As there was some interest in the Philips/ Simoco PRP Handheld radio battery case, I promised a fellow ham a print in return for a favour.  The print wasn't up to the standard that I work to these days.... It wasn't parametric so that a change to a key dimension meant a lot of changes around the design.  A bit of a pain.

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Full control GCode Designer

As usually happens when you read someone's blog, you see links to other blogs which then helps you to uncover more interesting information.  This one came from Tom's Blog about 3d Printing, and links to a very interesting software suite that generates GCode for printing. As usual there is a learning curve.  Something to read while waiting for some long 3d prints to run I think.  FullControl GCode Designer.

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ArcWelder

Looking around for ways to improve print quality I stumbled on this on the WWW.  Haven't tried it yet but it does look quite promising for the control knobs which are all based on circles.  The link to github is: https://github.com/FormerLurker/ArcWelderPlugin

Read more »

Sprat Article (Issue 190 Spring 2022)

Sprat Issue No 190 Spring 2022.  Has an article by me, Bezels and Knobs. I wrote this before deciding to set up whizz3dparts.  For those not familiar, the GQRP Club is a friendly lot and have a quarterly magazine that is packed with interesting and useful tribal knowlege.

Read more »

PRP Battery Case: Remixed

As there was some interest in the Philips/ Simoco PRP Handheld radio battery case, I promised a fellow ham a print in return for a favour.  The print wasn't up to the standard that I work to these days.... It wasn't parametric so that a change to a key dimension meant a lot of changes around the design.  A bit of a pain.

Read more »

Full control GCode Designer

As usually happens when you read someone's blog, you see links to other blogs which then helps you to uncover more interesting information.  This one came from Tom's Blog about 3d Printing, and links to a very interesting software suite that generates GCode for printing. As usual there is a learning curve.  Something to read while waiting for some long 3d prints to run I think.  FullControl GCode Designer.

Read more »