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Steampunk NutCase Geocaching Container #3DThursday #3DPrinting

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Shared by HardyP on Thingiverse:

I tried some NuteCase, but nobody really convinced me. Either I had to do a lot of rework or they started to slack right after printing. It could also be that I tried the wrong ones, in any case I decided to create a new NuteCase for geocaching. Here is the result!

The two outer nuts (hpMutter3.stl) are tightly glued, the code which only appears on one nut should point to the 60° leg of the garment. The other two nuts (hpMutter1.stl and hpMutter2.stl) are pushed onto the two threaded parts. Do not screw! These two nuts have a code that appears only once on each nut. If these codes are brought into line with the two outer nuts, the threaded legs can be moved.

The two dummy screws on the sides of the container are especially designed for geocaching. They show correction values, coded with Roman numerals, for an alternative coordinate separated to the east and north. In the listing you can have the geocacher calculate an alternative coordinate in case it cannot open the container. These two dummy screws are also firmly glued.

So that the geocaching container can be adapted to your own needs, I have included the OpenScad file.

Download the files and learn more


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