Awesome dude. I bet lots of folks would be interested in some. I know I would. I do a few I pulled from the junkyard but I have had a few break quickly. New is always better.
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As an aside, I never snap my fiberglass rod into these clips - I slide it through. This way the clip never expands and weakens. These clips are like hens' teeth. Good luck with the fabrication - will be very handy (to others, as well) if successful.
Wow, how cool is that. Aside from the fact that they look really excellent (and loads of people are looking for these), I am interested as to how you actually do this. Computer program called 'inventor'? And then what???
How I make (nearly) any plastic part up to 4"x4"x5"
1.) Model the part using Autodesk Inventor.
2.) Export the drawing out to an STL file.
3.) Use Replicator G to transform the drawing into machine code which directs the toolpath of the 3-d printer
4.) Prep the build platform by painting it with ABS plastic dissolved in acetone to provide a "sticky" surface to keep the part still while it is building.
5.) Start the build and hang doing other work in a nearby area to be able to monitor the progress, make sure the plastic filament is feeding correctly and the machine is not self destructing from time to time.
6.) Wait. It takes 32.5 minutes per clip at my current settings.
7.) Pull the part off and clean up the edges with an exacto knife.
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