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3D printed template for Dan's Pier Top Plate

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#1 deonb

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Posted 16 October 2020 - 11:43 AM

I did a 2 part 3D print to hold the bolts in position while pouring concrete. Seems to have done the trick. It's very secure - the bolts didn't budge at all and I could pick up the entire thing by any point and didn't have to really be careful handling it. 

Printed in ABS. I ran out of material while printing the flat plate, but it was close enough to be done, and smooth at the bottom, so didn't bother reprinting it.

 

I guess the final proof will be when I put on the actual plate - I'll post an update once I have those.
 

STL files on:

https://www.thingive...ng:4625550/edit

 

It's specific to the CGX/CGX-L (or similar 3" radius with 5/8" bolts), but it's in OpenSCAD and trivial to modify the dimensions.

 

Pier Plate.jpg
Pier Plate 2.jpg

Pier Plate 3.jpg

 

 


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#2 mrlovt

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Posted 16 October 2020 - 11:58 AM

Yeah, that's not going anywhere.  Cool!




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