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Old 09-21-2023, 12:10 PM
Pdp7427 Pdp7427 is offline
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Originally Posted by mulde35d View Post
So the next iteration of the 3D printed EarthX Battery mount for the RV-10 (or other) is complete. Wally was able to double the design for a single battery, rotate it 90 degrees and do a base mount that with just a small amount of cutting to the aluminum base provided by vans provides a solid lock in of the battery with minimal work. As with the single, the .stl files are available for free if you would like to do the roughly 60 hour print yourself. If you need one printed then Wally is again willing do so for a modest fee to cover his time, materials, and shipping. These are printed with ABS material. Feel free to PM me your email for the file or contact Wally at if you need a print.
Private message sent! Great work on this. Very nice.
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Old 10-13-2023, 08:30 PM
inktomi inktomi is offline
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Thank you for sharing the design and exporting some .step files for CNC machining. I had these machined out of 6061-T6 Aluminium and finished with glass bead blasting. They're super sturdy, probably overly so, but fit the batteries like a glove!

The text couldn't be machined in, so they laser-cut it instead. They turned out pretty nice - though more expensive than I had planned (about 250). After working with the shop on these (I don't know much about CNC and had lots of beginner questions..) I felt bad backing out!
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