MLOK Folding Bipod
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3D model description
Functional folding bipod, with MLOK mounting base.
The bipod can be folded and locked into 6 different positions.
It is also extendable, offering 6 different lengths, resulting in a bipod length of:
- 200mm - 300mm (long version) or
- 165mm - 215mm (short version)
Parts needed for assembly (per bipod):
- small spring (from pen)
- 2 x MLOK nut + screw
- 2 x M3 nut
- 2 x M3x25 cylinderhead-screw
- 1 x M3x16 cylinderhead-screw
- 1 x M3x8 countersunk-screw
Assembly is pretty straight forward:
the 2 M3 Nuts go into the corresponding polygon cuts.
the 2 M3x25 screws are used for the foot and the folding mechanism
IMPORTANT: use screw glue for screws of the folding mechanism
the M3x16 screw holds the folding lever
the M3x8 secures the extendable arm from falling out
For the automatic resetting into retracted position you can use a rubberband between the M3x8 screw and the M3x25 of the foot
The MLOK_Base & MLOK_Base_Plate stls are seperated in order to achieve better printing. These are glued together after printing (though MLOK_Base_Plate isn't totally necesarry)
I added two MLOK_Base versions, 45° and 90°. The 45° version is used, for a conventional vertical MLOK-rail. The 90° verison can be used on a 45° MLOK rail, like it can be found on some handguards.
3D printing settings
0.4 - 0.6mm nozzle, 0.2-0.3mm layer height
Tolerances are tight, in order to achieve a sturdy, not wobbely bipod, so make sure your printer is well calibrated.
if something fits too tight, you can use sandpaper or scaling in slicer, for me everything came out fitting perfectly without post processing
The parts are already aligned in the recommended print orientation, so you can print them, as they are dropped into the slicer
3D printer file information
- Design number: 917366
3D design format: STL Folder details Close
- Last update: 2023-04-02 at 15:30
- Publication date: 2022-11-09 at 16:19
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