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My 3D Printed Land Yacht Project is Nearly Complete

January 12, 2017

It was in April 2016 when I last wrote about my 3D printed land yacht project but seven months later in November I decided that it was time I committed to finishing and releasing this project. Also in November I published a YouTube video about my progress so far and made a plan to finish […]

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How I Made These Customised Fidget Hand Spinners

November 29, 2016

I was reading a book the other day when a random thought suddenly popped into my head. A friend had recently mentioned 3D printed fidget spinners (or hand spinners as they’re sometimes called) but I didn’t think too much of it at the time. Well, as this random thought had interrupted my reading I decided […]

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3D Printing a Solar Power Pokémon Phone Charging Station

August 24, 2016

If you have ever played Pokémon Go, you probably know that there is just one thing that can come between you having the most fun of your life while playing it – your phone battery dying off. It often feels final, abrupt and most of all; frustrating. It is almost like when a referee blows […]

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Amazing Talon X1 3D Printed Drone Kit from Airwolf 3D

August 10, 2016

Most kids get very ecstatic when flying virtual helicopters in their video games. With the Talon X1 Educational Drone Kit, however, kids will have firsthand experience and feel of flying a real quadcopter but best of all – flying their own drone. Airwolf 3D, a 3D printer manufacturer based in Costa Mesa California, has released […]

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RC Land Yacht Filmed Weaving Down a Hill

April 20, 2016

In last weeks RC Land Yacht Update I had been modifying the steering mechanism and had just managed to 3D print a tyre which I’d designed. This little 3D printed land yacht looked quite functional now, although still being without a sail it’s still really a soap box racer as it needs gravity to power it. […]

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3D Printed RC Land Yacht Steering Mods and New Tyres

April 10, 2016

In my last 3D Printed Land Yacht update I included a YouTube video demonstrating the steering mechanism in action. When I posted this to my 3D Printing Facebook Group someone pointed out that I might need to angle the steering axle, for a couple of reasons. The first is to create some positive caster which will make the […]

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