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How to make a working ultimaker wind turbine.

After a large lul in videos I Have decided to start documenting my projects. This is one of them. When I originally found this turbine I was pretty stoked. Its a really cool idea. The problem is it deosn't actually produce electricity. That up to us to do. So I started to make this happen this is my journey.

Origional ultimaker wind turbine. I would suggest fallowing these instructions for printing.

Upcycle your mason jars with a 3d printed Handle

Do you use mason jars for cups? ever thought a handle would be great for your mason jar cup? Well have we found the perfect 3d print for you! A 3d printed mason jar handle. Designed by roijeric on thingiverse this handle comfortably fits in your hand and has a reassess for your lips so you don't have to worry about liquid spilling down in between the jar and your handle. Prints perfectly from the file provided on thingiverse and works great! All in all this is a great print! You will want to have higher than normal infill ~40% and you will also want to have 3-4 walls for your shell.

Cube 3 Filament Trick

After having come across a number of 3rd generation cube 3d printers made buy 3d systems for next to nothing. I thought to myself why not start a 3d printing business. After spending some time teaching myself how to use the printer and make 3d printable cad files. I start running out of filament. Thinking this wont be a problem I start shopping around because you need to use their proprietary filament I very quickly find out it is impossible to 3d print using the cube 3d printer and make a profit. So I spent hours trying to figure out how to hack the cartridges.