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George_collyer

Switch Knife

by George_collyer Jun 2, 2019
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To anyone who made the original knife, MAKE THIS NOW! I absolutely loved the original, but it got stuck all the time and the thumb tab was harsh on my fingers. This remix has insanely tight tolerances allowing it to fire every time no problem, but also has a comfortable smooth leaver to rapidly flick the knife in and out. I printed the original at 10x scale, but this one came full size ready to print alswell. Uploading pics soon!

Thanks for the support Dillonj98. Much appreciated :)

What infill percentage did you use?

50%, overkill but prevents warping over time

The larger switch is nice, but it would be even better with some texturing for grip. Its a bit too easy to have your thumb slip right over it without triggering the blade in my opinion, especially at smaller layer heights.
Love how reliable and satisfying this feels though. I haven't tried the original slider, but if there was a problem with it I'd say you've done well at fixing it!

It has been added :)

I appreciate the feedback. I will do another file with some texture on the slider. Check back on it in a couple of days and I’ll have uploaded the new file :)

Your scaling factor is all out of whack. Most of the parts import into the slicer as inches and have to be converted then some of them such as the blade or the case are way too large.

Yep, agree with Theos. I just got done printing this and I had no issues with the files from this remix on a FlashForge Finder and Flashprint. Simply scaled from 100% to 1000% like said above.

I didn't have any issues like that, it might be something to do with your slicers default settings or something. Printed this last night, simply scaled each piece (except slider) from 100% to 1000% in Cura, and it works perfectly every time. About to post a make,