DIY 3D Printing a Slew Bearing

Printed this bearing to try and reduce number of parts and shave weight without breaking the bank.  Pretty good for a first try.  Right now I’m mostly getting ready for the Bay Area Maker Faire, then I’m going to put some bevelled gears in the wrist and move up to 5DOF.  There’s a lot of people asking for a 3D printer nozzle on this thing, so I’m going to get in the gear and see about making that happen over the summer.

Oh yeah, follow the link above to get the STL file and the Instructables link if you want to make your own.  Please tell your friends, skull, and comment.


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