February 5, 2015 AT 5:00 pm

Folding Quad with Removable Gimbal Mount #3DPrinting


bmacw shared a great DIY quad copper designed specifically for smaller bed printers like the Printrbot Simple Metal.

This project is designed specifically with smaller 3d printers in mind. I made all the parts from my 6×6 Printrbot Simple Metal.

Just need 8 x M4 screws for the folding arms and 8 x m3 for the frame. Everything else locks in with no additional hardware.

To make this simple, the frame is designed to take two 12inch 1/2in booms. Arms will fold perfectly with this setup, and when unfolded, it’s a perfect symmetrical quad for easy tuning.

The gimbal Mount and GoPro case can be found here. It’s quick release and requires not hardware to mount



Download on Thingiverse

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