07/09/2020 at 16:52 •
We're gonna find out.
While I was working on this project initially, I started to really like the idea of a pedal for pressing Shift so I can stop wearing out my pinky (I'm a left Shifter only). I love the pedal. Kind of wish I'd bought a double or triple pedal.
Here's the thing: using it all day every day has really made me consider how robust a foot pedal needs to be. So at the very least, I think I'll be looking for a stronger spring for this.
The thing about using a foot pedal while you type is that you're naturally inclined to want to rest your foot on it (or at least your big toe -- that's what I do) so it's ready to go. What you don't want to do is hover your foot to avoid pushing the switch, because that will wear out your foot/ankle.
02/24/2020 at 21:36 •
I've printed the lid twice now, and the holes are still a bit misaligned from the ones in the bottom. It kind of works if you hold it together just so, but that won't do.
01/28/2020 at 02:01 •
I ordered some lovely purple PLA for the lid, and it came a day early. So did my genuine Cherry blues, so I'm gonna sub one of those in for the Outemu blue.
01/26/2020 at 10:12 •
About three hours into printing the bottom of the case, I realized it wasn't doing the bit in the middle of the switch holder box that serves as a female for the switch's post. I checked the OpenSCAD model and saw it was floating about 3mm off the floor. Great.
It didn't show up in the Cura layers, and the printer never did try to make it, so the print didn't get messed up. Hooray! Now I can just print the missing bit and glue it in there. Maybe I'll print it at the same time as the frosting squiggle: