Building the rotator without a 3D printer

I don’t have access to a 3 D printer for the plastic parts.
Is it possible to buy the plastic parts anywhere in the world?
I’m in Australia out in the sticks 160km fro Sydney.

Google suggests that there are a number of 3D printing services in Sydney, they must put the printed products in the post. I’m sure at least one of them will ship over 160km :slight_smile:

Thanks. Good ol’ google. Now why didn’t I think of that. 3D printers are more common than I thought. There is one right here in town so no more excuses.
Better finish some of my half finished project first though.


most of the parts need to be printed in ABS. The cheapest printers that come with a heatedbed can do that. For ABS printing a fully enclosed printer is better but this is something than can be achieved using a cardboard box. Why I’m saying this ? Simply because a 3D printer such as an Ender 3 goes for about 300 AUD. Over here in Singapore for that price you are not even getting close to getting all the parts required for a rotator printed by a 3rd party … (eventhough 3D printing is in fact direct cheap after the initial investment …)

73’s Martin 9V1RM

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All my parts are done with PLA and it seems to work. I can ony test it, as the antenna’s still have to be made.

Fred Jan PE1MET