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Death Metal Rocktopus
Keep your party rocking with this hardcore octopus. My entry into a contest to win a 3D Printer.Art
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Update Feb 2015: Youmagine has a file upload issue at the moment. As such I cannot post design files or high resolution STLs.
Before you read any further, put this song on in the background. \m/ ('o') \m/
Lulzbot had a contest (http://www.reddit.com/r/3Dprinting/comments/2orjjk/lulzbot_mini_3d_printer_launch_contest/) to promote their brand new 3D printer, the mini (https://www.lulzbot.com/introducing-lulzbot-mini). Seems to be quite capable and affordable machine packed in a portable size. I thought their #rocktopus design was pretty rocking, but I wanted to turn the volume up to 11, so here is my entry into the contest to hopefully win said printer :)
I spent one Saturday learning MeshMixer and making this design. This work was made possible by several lovely (and publicly available) designs:
Beefy Arm Starter Kit by atartanian (http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:217849)
Horned Skull by Kenny_Ganya (http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:582476)
Mockingbird Guitar by guilherbot (http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:297539)
Rocktopus by Kent Johnson (https://www.lulzbot.com/rocktopus) which incorporates:
Sign of the Horns by dietz1 (http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:9541)
Bucket O' Octopi by yeoldebrian (http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:7900)
MeshMixer (http://www.meshmixer.com/download.html) is a pretty fantastic piece of software. Cannot believe that I've hardly used it in my past two years of 3DP adventures when it is free software! The support generation utility is a must use feature. I cannot wait until smart support structures like this are standard and automatic component of slicer software.
License: CC BY-SA 4.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0/)
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