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I'm not going to into the business of printing these trays, but happy to share the current file with anyone who want to print their own. The current design takes roughly 6-hours to print, so the cost I'd have to charge would be quite high. If there was a high enough demand, then injection molding would be the way to go, but that would required many many many thousands of dollars to develop. I work for a large medical device company, so am familiar with the development of mold tools.

Just thinking about this now, but I will likely post up the .stl file on Thingiverse for all to see. I'll post a link when that's done.

There are some 3D printing services out there, but the really high quality ones (Protolab, Xometry,) etc would be pretty expensive. For example, I just got a Xometry quote for this in ABS for $80. I'm sure there are folks with printer farms out there willing to do it much cheaper.
 

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Cool that you did this yourself. I bought a “Subie Tray” about a year ago and it is excellent.

I saw those and they look nice, but I only wanted a shallow tray for the upper compartment. Still looking for the best material. Car interior gets very toasty on summer days. Early version warped pretty severely after a few hours in the car parked in the sun.
 

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If you would like to sell one you have a buyer here.
I'm going to be running a few test prints with other materials. I'll let you know if I have any spare successful prints. That I can let go.

The one I showed in the picture (made from PLA) did not do well with NC August heat inside the car. I currently have a PETG one that seems to be OK. Going to run polycarbonate tomorrow.

If I find something good, maybe I'll do a limited run. Maybe look into incorporating some stars into the bottom (without violating copyright laws).
 

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I saw those and they look nice, but I only wanted a shallow tray for the upper compartment. Still looking for the best material. Car interior gets very toasty on summer days. Early version warped pretty severely after a few hours in the car parked in the sun.
I thought the same thing..I’d prefer something for the upper compartment too. You’ve got a nice design there.
 

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I bought that little compartment (& paid too much), but I like it. Perfect size for credit cards, extra key or three, folded bills, etc. I don't keep change in it. Coins are in the door handle dip.
 

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I've now got a few trays in different colors printed in a fairly heat resistant material (PETG) that I'm willing to let go. I'll post them up on eBay in the next day or so to keep this forum commercial free.

They seem to be surviving well in my car parked in full sun in Eastern/Central NC.
 
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