[hackpgh-discuss] Re: universal construction kit

We have tons of lego things on Thingiverse. They print great and totally
work with current lego bricks. Here is one of my favorites because you can
just use openscad to create any kind of lego you need.

http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:5699

On Wed, Mar 21, 2012 at 4:33 PM, Matthew Beckler <matthew@xxxxxxxxxxxx>wrote:

> And we all know how awesome megablocks are... :- )
>
> I heard somewhere that real LEGO have +/- 10 micron in their fabrication,
> but I don't have a source on that, and that current extruded plastic
> printers have about 4x that in terms of resolution and (even more
> importantly) thickness of a single extruded layer.
>
> Surely we are definitely < 5 years from hobbyist-level sub-10 micron
> accurate printers!
>
> -Matthew
>
>
> On 03/21/2012 04:29 PM, Elijah Richter wrote:
>
>> Yeah, I'm a bit skeptical of the Lego component, my guess is at best you
>> could print Mega blocks...
>>
>> -Eli
>>
>> On Wed, Mar 21, 2012 at 4:27 PM, Zachery Shivers
>> <zachery.shivers@xxxxxxxxx 
>> <mailto:zachery.shivers@gmail.**com<zachery.shivers@xxxxxxxxx>>>
>> wrote:
>>
>>        Plus, is your makerbot accurate to the micron? :- )
>>
>>
>>    Do Lego's really require micron resolution to snap together?!
>>
>>
>>
>

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