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Universal LED mount for support rod M10, M8, M6, 3/8", 5/16", and 1/4" rod

by BlackDogCarbonFiber Oct 27, 2018
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Ooh, very nice! Thanks for the cross post to my z-axis brace (https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:2783140/)
These should light things up nicely. I've been using an LED desk lamp, but this looks like a much more streamlined solution. I'll give it a try soon. Would you consider making a version specifically for the carbon arrow shafts used in my brace build? The OD on the shafts is 0.302"+/-, so the 5/16 mount might be a little loose. What holds the LED mount to the rods? You mention tightening up screws in the description, but I don't see any place for a screw or nut in the mount.

Simple Z-Axis Brace for CR-10S
by Elmojo

Thanks for the kind words. Attached at the .302inch LED holders you requested. The tightening of a nut on either side of these on the rod would help hold them in place. In your situation you could use a small amount of glue to stop them from sliding down. You could use medium thread lock or children's elmers glue (something that easily flakes off once the bond is broken).

Very cool, thanks! I realized later that your original mounts are made for threaded rod braces, hence the nuts. Yeah, I'll probably just tack them in place. It shouldn't take too much to hold. Thanks again. I love simple, clean designs.