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Posted · 3D printed Finger Wrench (digit spanner)
16 hours ago, denncoa said:

so where can I download the model since Thingiverse seems to be down?

Thingiverse is down? it appears working fine. 

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    Posted · 3D printed Finger Wrench (digit spanner)

    Either I don't understand tools (highly likely) or that thing looks like it'll only be useful to contortionists and people who have enough time to pull their finger out, rotate around the bolt a bit, and put their finger back in. Many times.

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    Posted (edited) · 3D printed Finger Wrench (digit spanner)
    26 minutes ago, Slashee_the_Cow said:

    I don't understand tools (highly likely)

    Eh... there's a problem where you can get your bolt and hand in to a space but not that and a second hand with a tool. That little gadget makes it easy to just aling the bolt, get it started then come back with the proper wrench (or spanner for you not americans) and get it the rest of the way in. 

     

    The normal method of accomplishing the same thing involves dopping the bolt a dozen times, significant swearing, multiple tossings of wrenches (spanners) and accusing all engineers of being "feeble minded <inappropriate language> ninnies who should have been garbage collectors!". 

     

    Not that I have any experiance with this problem. None at all. I swear. Profusely. At the feeble minded engineers who ... 

    Edited by jaysenodell
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    Posted (edited) · 3D printed Finger Wrench (digit spanner)

    I like it.  I picked up a set of medical forceps for things like that, but I think I'll scribble one up and print it.  My bowden printer hates TPU but I don't care if it comes out ugly since it will spend it's life hidden in a toolbox.

    Now, if I can just figure out how to add a ratchet...

    Edited by GregValiant
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    Posted · 3D printed Finger Wrench (digit spanner)

    I mean … 1/4” retract, arch move, 1/4” insert,,, auto ratchet!

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    Posted · 3D printed Finger Wrench (digit spanner)
    8 hours ago, jaysenodell said:

    I mean … 1/4” retract, arch move, 1/4” insert,,, auto ratchet RSI!

    Fixed it.

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