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Desktop Fidget

by Brits Sep 13, 2017
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Ehh.. I maked it but it wont roll well, I can turn it few degrees and then it locksdown and go wrong position, frame is too thin! :(

Two gears are not good for that kind setup! You need 3th gear to prevent non-rotational movement, now its trying move forward more than rotate over its axis

And you need also make more space for 608-bearings middle part, its taking friction with plastic part atm.. That can also reduce printing time :)

Hows the new version going?

This does not fit together very well.
I printed it at 60% size with supports.
The small gears have axle holes that do not come close to matching the axle pins on the desktop_fidget.
The stand has what looks like a single place to put an axle, but there is nothing to go into it, not sure what it is there for. Besides an axle only mounted on one side is not much good anyway.
The desktop_fidget fits very loosely into the stand, it basically falls out.
The nice gear on the stand looks like it might have been made to detach from the stand, but it is fused solid.
I do not recommend printing it, it needs some substantial work, and no source files were included which makes it impossible to adjust.

I've printed it at 60% with 0 problems, there are 608 bearings required for the small gears, I can't imagine why the author hasn't mentioned it anywhere. I just printed some 608 replacement bearings scaled down and they fit fine.

Thanks for the input. I'm working on this problem right away