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Added: Oct 07, 2017 05:53
Author: Murray Clark
License: Creative Commons - Attribution - Non-Commercial - No Derivatives

Description

Z-REX's (pronounced "Zee - Rex") are small, easy and fun prints of a dinosaur model... with an opening mouth / jaws and teeth that bite.

No support required... just print it with at least 3 shells and 50% or more infill to make the jaws / mouth springy so they open and close.

At standard scale Z-REX's are 125mm long. You can safely uniformly scale them up (as this will increase internal clearances), but scaling them down may result in the mouth / jaws not moving.

Please refer to the images provided and print instructions for additional information... and post photos of your Z-REX's.

Z-REX's work in the same way as my SHARKZ / CROCZ / EAGLEZ etc. These prints can be found at:

'Bugz' http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:1904654

'Sharkz': http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:910216

'Ratz' http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:1532944

'Crocz' http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:941177

'Woodpeckerz' http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:1155168

'Eaglez' http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:963892

'Catz' http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:988088

'Scorpionz' http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:1001286

Note: If you like this check out the rest of my fun and practical designs.

Print Settings

Printer Brand:
MakerBot

Printer:
MakerBot Replicator (5th Generation)

Rafts:
Doesn't Matter

Supports:
No

Resolution:
Standard / 0.20mm

Infill:
3 or more shells with 50% or more infill

Notes:
This is an easy print and works great in PLA... not tested in ABS.

Do not use 'any' automated support otherwise your Z-Rex jaws / mouth may not move. Print with at least 3 shells and 50% or more infill to make the jaws / mouth as springy as possible.

Post-Printing

Train your Z-REX not to bite things it shoudn't!
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