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Default 3D printable mirror mounts

When I first started creating my projector I found these mounts but they cost $25 each. So I decided to make a 3D model and print my own. They may drift over time since they aren't metal. How much probably depends on the material you use to print them.

You'll need to tap the holes for the screws you have

Since I can't figure out how to add a zip file here's the link to thingiverse
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Awesome! Thanks for sharing.

What additional hardware (what size screws) do they require?

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Default Re: 3D printable mirror mounts

It's a nice idea, but I probably wouldn't bother unless you're able to make them out of metal. They're really meant to be very stiff.

You can just buy 3x of these for $18. I've got a set and they're pretty decent.
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Default Re: 3D printable mirror mounts

Like I said when I first made this I couldn't find them for cheaper than $25/ea. I figured I should share them anyway.
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Nice. I might print some of these out for later. Thanks for sharing!
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Default Re: 3D printable mirror mounts

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Awesome! Thanks for sharing.

What additional hardware (what size screws) do they require?
Just realized I never answered your question. The model just has the holes so you would need to (may need to drill them larger first) tap them for the threads your using. Harbor Freight has a cheap tap and die set
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Default Re: 3D printable mirror mounts

You must had purchased them from chad on PL. He has some remarkable electro-optical machining skills.

Here is what I recall he was selling, they were $25? How do you like them?


AND another of his I just found! So simple!
It's down in the attachments , the two pictures to the right, next to the Chadmounts from your link.

(How do I get those images displayed here?)
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