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16Apr Makerbot 501pl plate print out.

Looks like I wasn’t the only one thinking about making quick release plates with the makerbot. Thingiverse member NRP put together this version of the 501pl quick release plate. His design is a bit different then mine but it’s cool to see that the idea works. I also found a few designs for quick release […]

15Apr Getting ready for the Makerbot.

I haven’t done any CAD designs in awhile and I’m still waiting on my Makerbot. So I thought now might be a good time to freshen up on my CAD skills. I picked up a┬áDigital Caliper and sat down this morning with a plan to make something close to a Manfrotto 501pl quick release plate. […]