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Posted · When trying to print an STL File found online, chunks are continuously missing when slicing is attempted

Hello! I am looking to print out the following file laying on its side as a piece to decorate my graduation cap, but whenever I go to print it, it is consistently missing chunks of it. When standing vertical, it misses pieces of the bell, when on its side the entire bell is gone. Is there anything I am missing, any way I can repair the file, anything like that? All help is greatly appreciated!

Saxophone Half.stl

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    Posted · When trying to print an STL File found online, chunks are continuously missing when slicing is attempted

    Well this would do it...
    -> Analyzed your file:
    --> 2041 Naked edges (?)
    --> 35 Planar holes (?)
    --> 91 Non-planar holes (?)
    --> 1 Non-manifold edges (?)
    --> 51 Inverted faces (?)
    --> 0 Degenerate faces (?)
    --> 2 Duplicate faces (?)
    --> 0 Disjoint shells (?)

    -> Vertex count changed from 39462 to 48011 (+8549)
    -> Triangle count changed from 76715 to 97056 (+20341)

    The web service was able to repair it.  Whether it's right or not I don't know.  Your model is on the right.  The pink areas indicate errors.

    image.thumb.png.2d62e5039673a886df7f6286ce5aa501.png

     

    You won't print this with a .4 nozzle at 100% scale.  You would need to go to 200% to have a chance and the line width would need to be .35.  A .2 nozzle would be a better choice at full scale.  Some of the supports would be difficult to remove without trashing the print.

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    Posted · When trying to print an STL File found online, chunks are continuously missing when slicing is attempted
    8 minutes ago, GregValiant said:

    Well this would do it...
    -> Analyzed your file:
    --> 2041 Naked edges (?)
    --> 35 Planar holes (?)
    --> 91 Non-planar holes (?)
    --> 1 Non-manifold edges (?)
    --> 51 Inverted faces (?)
    --> 0 Degenerate faces (?)
    --> 2 Duplicate faces (?)
    --> 0 Disjoint shells (?)

    -> Vertex count changed from 39462 to 48011 (+8549)
    -> Triangle count changed from 76715 to 97056 (+20341)

    The web service was able to repair it.  Whether it's right or not I don't know.  Your model is on the right.  The pink areas indicate errors.

    image.thumb.png.2d62e5039673a886df7f6286ce5aa501.png

     

    You won't print this with a .4 nozzle at 100% scale.  You would need to go to 200% to have a chance and the line width would need to be .35.  A .2 nozzle would be a better choice at full scale.  Some of the supports would be difficult to remove without trashing the print.

    Okay thankyou so much! Interior didn't matter as much, as I was just using it for the shape! I wasnt sure how to go about repairing or anything like this so this helps a lot!!!

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    Posted (edited) · When trying to print an STL File found online, chunks are continuously missing when slicing is attempted

    MS 3D Builder was able to repair it also.

    Since it's for a good cause here is your graduation present.  The support blocker is configured as a cutting mesh to keep all the little things that don't print well from printing at all.  I think it would look pretty good in Silky Gold filament.

    GV_Sax.3mf

    Edited by GregValiant
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