Post by High Sierra Fan on Feb 21, 2020 22:21:11 GMT -8
Hmmm. Do you know anyone with access to a 3/D printer? I was just reading about how some historic machinery restorers use 3D printers to duplicate needed parts for vintage equipment.
With all the pieces right there scanning and making a copy would be doable with the right equipment. And it’s an expanding hobbyist field so it’s not out of the range of possibility there’d be someone nearby you could interest in the project.
Well, funny you should ask. I happen to have a 3D printer myself. I was kind of scoping out the feasibility of just getting a replacement part before going through the effort of modeling the part. I'm also not confident on how well a 3D printed part would hold up on a hike.