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So I need to print out this model, however with default sizes, one of the pieces is too large for my printer (M3D). I will need to scale it down.. the question is, do I need to scale the rest of the individual objects (pieces) in the same proportions, so I will be able to assemble all the parts afterwards ? This might be a bit of a stupid question, but I don't have any experience with 3D printing yet.. thank you.

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closed as off-topic by trichoplax, ratchet freak, joojaa, glampert, RichieSams Oct 16 '15 at 20:22

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  • $\begingroup$ (A belated) Welcome to Computer Graphics SE! I'm afraid questions about 3D printing are not on topic here, as this site is about computer graphics programming and research. Unfortunately, I can't think of any better Stack Exchange to redirect you to either. There is a proposal for a 3D Printing SE in the commitment phase though, so you might want to keep an eye on that. $\endgroup$ – Martin Ender Nov 3 '15 at 8:54
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Just like for any reduction or drawing, if you scale one part and not the other, their relative proportion is changed, so yes, aesthetic, matching, functionality are affected: scale everything in the same proportion. Nothing specific to 3D printing here.

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