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    At one point last year I found. Thread of someone was printing and selling 3D arch bases for 1Ē pex

    Any ideas where to get them or is someone has a how to to build some. I donít have access to a 3D printer.


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    Quote Originally Posted by travisb6989 View Post
    At one point last year I found. Thread of someone was printing and selling 3D arch bases for 1” pex

    Any ideas where to get them or is someone has a how to to build some. I don’t have access to a 3D printer.


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    Funny enough, I was literally just setting my 3d printer back up for the first time in a year, with the goal of using it to design and print some parts for my 1" pex arches, including the bases and some strip tensioning clips. Did you have an example or picture of the part you had in mind?

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    Quote Originally Posted by travisb6989 View Post
    At one point last year I found. Thread of someone was printing and selling 3D arch bases for 1” pex

    Any ideas where to get them or is someone has a how to to build some. I don’t have access to a 3D printer.


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    Was it this one: https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:3010759
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    Quote Originally Posted by DrNeutron View Post
    Not a specific one. But this would work for me. Is there a way to buy them. I donít have access to a printer.


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    There are online services that will print anything for you.
    Quote Originally Posted by travisb6989 View Post
    Not a specific one. But this would work for me. Is there a way to buy them. I donít have access to a printer.


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    Quote Originally Posted by ukewarrior View Post
    There are online services that will print anything for you.
    For the cost of buying a printer when you need like 16 bases. Lol



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    I agree. If you need that many, I'd just wait for the after Thanksgiving sales. Monoprice often has a nice printer for a very big discount.
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    For the cost of buying a printer when you need like 16 bases. Lol



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    I use that same base. You need a very high infill and high wall count to make it sturdy. I printed my initial ones with PLA+, but am learning PETG and will reprint them so they'll last. I only expect to get maybe 2 seasons out of the PLA ones....

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    Quote Originally Posted by DrewDennis View Post
    I use that same base. You need a very high infill and high wall count to make it sturdy. I printed my initial ones with PLA+, but am learning PETG and will reprint them so they'll last. I only expect to get maybe 2 seasons out of the PLA ones....
    Which printer do you have?


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    Quote Originally Posted by travisb6989 View Post
    Which printer do you have?


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    I have an Adimlabs gantry. 310x310x400 print capability. It's a printer for those that are handy and tech savy. Lots of tinkering required LOL! But once you get it lined out it prints like a champ!

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