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Brabus453

Excalibur Cryptex Puzzle

by Brabus453 Aug 31, 2018
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Man, this is so cool! Haven't printed it yet but definitely will!

Am I able to resize it without messing it up?

You can resize it to roughly half fairly easily.
Scale the sword down to 0.56 in all directions and all other parts to 0.59 (in all directions too)
Beware that the words on the top and bottom pieces will be illegible: the letters on the rings can be read however.
Have fun!

Dang, those renderings! Showoff :P

Seriously, very nice. Always enjoy seeing a well-done cryptex.

This is the coolest thing on this site!

This looks awesome!

I just printed the base and the words are illegible, looks like they printed extruded rather than inset like in your pictures if that makes sense.

The sword sure looks bad@ss tho!

Using Cura and a CR-10S

strange, here the words on base print perfectly.

I believe I am having a similar problem. When I tried to print the bottom piece the first layer wasn't flat. I loaded the .stl file into MeshMixer to see if I could flatten the bottom and it looks like there is a problem with the mesh. I added a screenshot of the file in MeshMixer where you can see that the bottom is wavy and the text isn't quite right.

I don't know exactly what is happening that for some the file is fine and others not. But I would love to print this puzzle. So if you get the chance to find a fix and re-upload the files that would be fantastic! Thanks

Love this spin on the cryptex design! Even though you'll figure out the combination by printing (and looking at the photo above :D), I feel like the person printing it wouldn't be the one who is trying to solve it. once I get more gray filament I'm 100% going to print this and keep it on my desk :D