3D Printed Enigma Machine

Always fascinated with the Enigma, I'm planning to fully model (Fusion 360) and 3D print a full-scale 3-rotor Enigma.

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For as long as I can remember, I've held a fascination with the Enigma machine. With the rise of 3D printing, I've realized I can have a full-size one in plastic.

* 3D model each component in Fusion 360 (this is probably the part where I disclose I don't know anything about 3D modeling, so I'll be learning as I go)
* Print each part
* Adjust the 3D model to deal with the tolerances my 3D Printer can do (Prusa i3 Mk2S)
* Assemble It

Stretch Goals:
* Get the electrical side of it working, which would require some customer copper pieces and finding some (likely) obscure electrical connectors
* Build a wooden box matching with the original
* Build the upper frame skins out of sheet metal

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Turbo Tas wrote 02/27/2019 at 13:20 point

Hi there,  Just wondering how this project is going?  I've found a few people builing or intending to build Enigma replicas, but none of them are sharey people so it's not possible to collaborate or just reap the benefits of their modelling work ;-)

Are you precious about using Fusion360?  It's not free anymore, so I'm just starting to re-skill for FreeCad (plus I live in a campervan and patchy internet does not work well for cloud only services!)

  Are you sure? yes | no

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