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Old 07-11-2017, 11:58 PM   #9
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Default Re: 3d Printing

If you're using ABS, you can actually get an effective smoothing and toughening by taking a metal can, lining it with paper towels (using magnets to hold them on) and barely moistening them with acetone. You put the print on the lid (I use a ceramic plant pot to support the print) and putting the can over it (upside down). It takes some practice to determine the timing, but, it does some pretty good smoothing.

But, just don't expect lots of detail on things that are 3d printed.
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