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  • michael3424 said: darrin_jones said: michael3424 said: Most slicers for 3D printers also let you scale the object before it is printed. Thanks Michael, the slicer I use isn’t able to (or I’m unaware of) scale to a speci…
  • NeilCooke said: @darrin_jones create a sketch of a line or circle with the exact measurements and use transform/scale to approximate the mesh to the sketch Funny you should say that Neil, I kinda had an "aha" moment this morning with muc…
  • michael3424 said: Most slicers for 3D printers also let you scale the object before it is printed. Thanks Michael, the slicer I use isn’t able to (or I’m unaware of) scale to a specific measurement. Which one do you use or can you recomm…
  • philip_thomas said: @darrin_jones - thank you for your question.  STL manipulation is something we get asked about from time to time. While we would like to be all things to all people, we are maniacally focused on the workflows of pro users a…
  • thanks Neil that's what I was after. and when you explain it like that, it makes sense. I was trying to make it too complicated...
  • I think I have figured it out, unless there is an easier way I'll have to create a number of "entities" and do a loft between each then tweak the design until I get the shape I'm after
  • ah ha, on second look at your video Viru, it looks like you are showing me that there is interference or overlap where I want the parts to move when you did the section view and it also looks like you are showing me that I have the mates in the wron…
  • I ended up making a long 'axle' revolute mating it in the middle of the 'axle tube' fasten mate to one end and grouping the other end to get the movement I wanted. thanks for the help folks
  • Thanks for the answer Viru. I'm not sure I explained myself though. I looked at your copy to see what was different and discovered that even though you changed a few things I'm still seeing the red constraints. also the crossbar turns the two arms d…
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