• Does I matter if I print all pieces of the torso and connect them all, then put the electronics in after? I’d like to put most of it together sense I have the filament but buy the electronics as I go. I’m also printing the torso before the arms. Can I connect the shoulders on too with out electronics?

    • Hay Richard,,,
      You can build the chest plates Front and Back and the 2x vertical Centre beams – but “don’t permeant join those 4 section together—
      Normally a permeant Join of anything without having the Electronics/Servos/Wires Mapped Out or a Escape Plan ,,,, is a No,,, No,,,
      You can do a “Dry Run” at putting Section together – Small bits of t…[Read more]

  • Richard Tracy, II posted a new activity comment 2 weeks ago

    i thought that too. I saw some elephant foot on the base of my torso pieces. After removing them all around, I still have to shave the dove tails to get it to fit. I’m not complaining, I like the snug fit. I was just curious if its normal.

  • Richard Tracy, II posted a new activity comment 2 weeks ago

    Thanks. I have to chave them down a good amount to even get them to even fell, then I use vise grips or hammer with board to fit them.

    I would figure if your printing the same parts with the same printer, all parts would be same x,y sizing even if the calibration is off. I could see an issue if decided to print using another printer though…[Read more]

    • Could it be that your printer is over extruding so there is a little more material around all the edges?

      I had similar issue with my original printer. Have you tried gently heating the parts before pushing them together?

  • I finished the head and now working on the torso. I tried to fit the pieces but they won’t connect together, do I have to shave the dove tails down; it seems like a lot of shaving?

    • I have to file all the dovetail pieces quite a bit to get them to fit. I guess it’s probably a printer calibration issue but mine is close enough that I would rather file some pieces than risk making it worse by fiddling with the settings.

    • Thanks. I have to chave them down a good amount to even get them to even fell, then I use vise grips or hammer with board to fit them.

      I would figure if your printing the same parts with the same printer, all parts would be same x,y sizing even if the calibration is off. I could see an issue if decided to print using another printer though…[Read more]

      • Could it be that your printer is over extruding so there is a little more material around all the edges?

        I had similar issue with my original printer. Have you tried gently heating the parts before pushing them together?

    • i thought that too. I saw some elephant foot on the base of my torso pieces. After removing them all around, I still have to shave the dove tails to get it to fit. I’m not complaining, I like the snug fit. I was just curious if its normal.