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Steve N
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With the current SpaceX SN8 shenanigans I want to 3D print a Starship and would like to use a filament which will produce a look as close to the stainnless steel original

Whats the closest I can get which is approved for use in a Mk2 Twin Nozzle/Single Filament head?

STL coming from this guy https://www.thingiverse.com/astronot/designs

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Topic starter Posted : 8th December 2020 11:31 pm
Pete
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Silver might work for you.

Perhaps a High-fill primer and some shiny paint? ABS takes paint very well.

For official support please create a support ticket using this link www.cel-robox.com/support/

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Posted : 9th December 2020 2:00 pm
Steve N
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@pete I went the latter route - I've done a 1:400 print in Grey ABS and will give it a go - it's nearly 18 months since I printed in ABS and pleasantly surprised at the result

The base model is at https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:4679623

I've digital spliced/diced the two SN8 pieces into three so they can be printed full size 1:200 in the Cel Robox print volume - I'll be uploading them when I get a good print

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