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Earth Gears

by hachiroku Mar 30, 2015
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Hi, can someone make those gears in separate files or tell me the easiest way to do it. Much appreciated. Thanks

A suggestion for assembly: what about adding a number to the base of the outer parts that corresponds to the same number on the core? Also, individual files for each piece would be helpful. The grouped components were too large for my print bed, I had to download additional software to seperate the individual pieces.

The print came out great, and everything went together easily!

The idea with numbers is really good, unfortunately it is beyond my openscad skills. :(

Slic3r and Cura have the functionality for separating the parts built in already.

How do I separate the parts in Cura?

I will try to give you more views based on the openscad model.

When I put together my earthgears I always started with the arctic and europe. The rest was more or less straight forward.
Be sure to lock the arctic in place with your thumb, as soon as the gears start spinning orientation is impossible. :-)

any chance you could post a video of how to assemble this? or at least more views of the put together version so we can visualize where each piece goes and in which direction? :)