"Thanks Jonas, #1-The cap was $15 and it varies a little bit depending on the color chosen. I marked it up $3 so it would be $18 if you got it from my "Store" on shapeways. #2-I used the Perc and Wax formula I found on…"
"So I managed to make goo and have been running the lamp for a few days with the new cap from the local print shop. It appears the plastic does not like the heat/pressure. The top of it has domed up quite a bit. Hopefully the…"
"I've had pretty good luck filling the gouges and priming the part. Sorry I didn't get a pic of the flaws, I was too eager to try and fix them. After this dries good I'll sand it a bit and one more coat of primer should…"
"My file is good, it fits like an non-cracked glove! A couple things to point out; My original O-ring seal was a little brittle and had some glue stuck to it from a failed repair attempt. I replaced it with a…"
"So there was a little mix up with the 3D printer service. They thought the units were inch, but it was cm. So my cap wont be done until Monday/Tuesday, but I get a free one that is 2.54 times bigger than it is supposed to be. …"
"The polished base is looking good. Some of my lamps are "purist" in that I want them all original, then there are others that I wouldn't mind modifying. It's all in how you want your lamp, it is "yours"…"
"You could post the file on Shapeways.com and then share the link here. I think you get a kickback every time someone buys one of the objects they print. They do all kinds of material too, even metal."
"Well I'm glad there is a demand. Some folks might just get lucky that a convergence of resources and skills aligned with a niche problem. I'm pretty confident it will work. I can compare my CAD to the actual scanned…"