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3D printed Proton Pack project

PostPosted:September 18th, 2019, 10:52 pm
by giric thren
Hello All!

I am currently working on a Proton Pack for Halloween. I have been putting this off for a long time since, I tried making a master out of MDF, and a good friend has inspired me to get back into it.

Here is the progress so far


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Re: 3D printed Proton Pack project

PostPosted:September 21st, 2019, 7:16 am
by Nesslyquick
Looks great! I've got parts printed but I'm putting off finishing because that's the hard part.

Is your cyclotron printed in multiple pieces? If so, you glued them very well!

Re: 3D printed Proton Pack project

PostPosted:September 21st, 2019, 10:14 pm
by TragicManner
Those prints are looking nice and clean! Keep it up! I'm starting to get back into my pack and trying to see if I can get it done before Halloween.

Re: 3D printed Proton Pack project

PostPosted:September 22nd, 2019, 7:37 pm
by giric thren
Looks great! I've got parts printed but I'm putting off finishing because that's the hard part.

Is your cyclotron printed in multiple pieces? If so, you glued them very well!
Thanks!

The main body of the cyclotron was printed as one part. Thanks!

The finishing isn't all that bad, just a lot of sanding, and filler primer. The big parts are filled with Tamiya White putty, or Bondo spot and glazing putty.

Re: 3D printed Proton Pack project

PostPosted:September 22nd, 2019, 7:42 pm
by giric thren
I got some more work done. I did some sanding, and applied some more filler primer, that I will sand tomorrow.

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I also modeled the half moon spacer for myself, and my buddy, and printed them off today too with the clippard mounting point for the pack.

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Re: 3D printed Proton Pack project

PostPosted:September 22nd, 2019, 9:04 pm
by Styrofoam_Guy
Most of my pack is also 3D printed.

However where the wand mounts I used wood as I didn't trust a 3D printed part to hold up to the weight and the gun possibly being accidentally knocked around.

Re: 3D printed Proton Pack project

PostPosted:September 23rd, 2019, 8:33 am
by John Moody
Most of my pack is also 3D printed.

However where the wand mounts I used wood as I didn't trust a 3D printed part to hold up to the weight and the gun possibly being accidentally knocked around.
I use a 90% infill ABS mount and it works great, no issues.

Re: 3D printed Proton Pack project

PostPosted:September 23rd, 2019, 11:51 am
by giric thren
Most of my pack is also 3D printed.

However where the wand mounts I used wood as I didn't trust a 3D printed part to hold up to the weight and the gun possibly being accidentally knocked around.
That's awesome! Yeah, I can understand about the worry for the v hook. I plan on upgrading with a metal one as soon as possible. I am going to coat it with epoxy to make it a bit stronger.

Re: 3D printed Proton Pack project

PostPosted:September 23rd, 2019, 11:52 am
by giric thren
Most of my pack is also 3D printed.

However where the wand mounts I used wood as I didn't trust a 3D printed part to hold up to the weight and the gun possibly being accidentally knocked around.
I use a 90% infill ABS mount and it works great, no issues.
That's good to know!