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WOPR - Casecon by RandomDesign

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I am so far away of beeing a surgon 😄 I studied Japanese, East Asian Art and Transcultural Studies.
Omae wa mo shinde iru

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Time for another small update

Now after some hours of printing, all parts are done.

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Already started to sand every piece and smooth out the surface as best as possible.

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Bevor gluing all parts together, I am now making a test fit of all the parts to see
if everything is right.

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Finally again a small update on the WOPR

After the test fit, I started to glue each part permanently
into place.

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I used a flat MDF sheet as a gluing surface, to make sure
all the parts are 100% straight.

After some time and a bit of adjustments the basic construction
is now finally done.

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Now, I just need to fill in all the gaps and work slightly
on some more areas to make it ready for the paint job.

Here is also a picture compared to the fiber glass/bondo
version. Hope the difference is as clearly visible for
you as it is for me :D

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just slowly introduced her into the wide field of prop making and case modding 😄
but my luck, she was already very creative in the first place.
But yes, I hear it all the time such kind of woman are hard to find 😄

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After a while, finally another update on the Wopr.

To make the entire construction more ridged, I clued aluminium profiles to the bottom of the case.
Now it will be easier to mount the Wopr to a base plate. I also don run into any issues with the PLA breaks
under the preasure of the bolts I will use to mount it to the base.

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Next, I used a material called EpoxAcoat.

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It is an epoxy that can be applied with a brush and after 16h of curing time
becomes rock solid. This is a great way to strengthen up 3D prints from the inside.

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While the epoxy dried, I printed the doors.

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To make the doors fully functional and not only decorative, also printed some handles.
Just need to minstall a small mechanism on the back side now.

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This time just a small update.

Doors are now completely processed and ready to be primed and painted.
I also included a small magnet on the backside. As you might notice, I changed the position of the magnets.
I was going to install two at the upper part but changed my door mechanism so I only need one at the bottom.  
Will see how things turn out.

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Then I started to fill in all smaller gaps at the main body. Hopefully, I can finish up this step
during this week.

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