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New Coro Design

Discussion in 'Corrugated Plastic (Coro) & 3D Printing' started by magii, Feb 6, 2013.

  1. magii

    magii Apprentice Elf

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    So I've had an idea for a while now for some new CORO elements for the display. I started with a model in Sketchup:

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    When that was done and I was happy with it, I transferred the design to a flat pattern that could be cut on the CNC.

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    I just got the first couple ones put together, they really turned out great. Better than I expected.

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    Here's the video of them running.

    RGB Coro Bubble Lights
     
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    Blickensderfer Ohio, USA

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    Very nice.. :)
     
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    They look great!! What is the height?
     
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    That is a very nice design.
    You have a great talent.
     
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    magii Apprentice Elf

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    These are 36" tall. I had David at HolidayCoro cut these for me but shipping might kill it for those down under.
     
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    I would love the pdf. They look great!! Did you give Dave permission to sell them? And what did you put in them for lights?

    Brian
     
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    would a second layer of coro inside improve the diffusion, i had similar problem with some bells having the pixels show through (haven't added a second skin to see if thet helps or not)
    cheers Boof63
     
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    I really wanted to see the pixels in the tube, hence the natural coro. If you wanted the smooth diffusion I'd just build it with the white.
     
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    These look great. You did a really nice job on the design and implementation of them. I bet the folks will stop and stare at these for quite a while.
    Guess I will need to put these on my list of wants along with everything else!
     
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    Will Dave be offering shipping out of USA. His items are great.
     
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    David does not ship these to Australia due to the bulkiness of the product and the high cost of shipping.
     
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    I wonder if a number of us got together and put in a bulk order would that help?
     
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    No disrespect to Dave as he does an awesome job.

    Just wonder if he would team up with someone in Australia, for someone in Aussie to make these designs and sell on his behalf, and take a little profit from each one.

    Not sure of the viability, but some of his designs I could be interested in.
     

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