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  1. Benoit Marien

    Benoit Marien New Member

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    A friend is suggesting that I build a Big Box. He can print the parts but now I need to figure out the rest. So I am here. :)

    Hello.
     
  2. Old_Tafr

    Old_Tafr Well-Known Member

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    Well.....

    Does your friend have a BigBox or have use of one?
    Do you really want to build one or just own one?
    Would you consider buying one?
    Have you a lot of time available to source parts?
    What sort of budget do you have?
    Are you prepared to spend a lot of time deciding on the specification?
    Do you have some knowledge of building a 3D printer or other electrical, electronic and mechanical kit?

    Reasons for questions....

    They are no longer produced but they come up for sale every few months.
    After the original design people produced any number of improvements.
    No two originally made or modified BigBoxes are likely to be the same.
    Build instructions are very good but have branched out it lots of directions
    The design is good but access to power supply, Raspberry Pi and controller in the base is a real pain.
    Cost buying parts as "one-offs" is going to make the price probably double the original.


    There are a few posts on recently built BigBoxes which should be helpful.
     
  3. mhe

    mhe Well-Known Member

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    One of us has a Dual IDEX Bigbox for sale, you might want to look into that.
     
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    Ok Can you pm me more thx thomas
     
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