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Old 11-24-2014, 09:48 PM
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Default Re: 3D printed in-frame plastic gas tanks

Likely a big difference between the quoted part and what can be made on those little machines. The printer max space is 7.8" square meaning you'd have to print the tank in sections and glue them together. Not the end of the world but worth noting. The resolution of the $600 printer is nominal .010" with layer thickness at .020". Plan on spending some time with solvent and sand paper to get a smooth finish. I'm not at all sure about the material specs and compatibility with fuel but again worth noting in the price.
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