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Feetz Bring Custom Fit 3D Printed Shoes to the Masses

June 29, 2016

If you are among those Americans who have bought shoes before which turned out to be a poor fit, Feetz has a special treat for you. Feetz is a ‘Digital Cobbler’ that specializes in creating sustainable custom fit footwear using 3D printing technology. Would you like to wear bespoke shoes that were designed specifically for […]

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Slash 3D Printer is 50 Times Faster Than Your FFF Printer

June 12, 2016

The new 3D printers introduced into the market today can almost make you regret ever having spent a dime on any of the standard desktop 3D printers. Take the Slash 3D printer for example. This printer can print 3D models 50 times faster than the typical FFF 3D printer! Produced by UNIZ, a 3D startup […]

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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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Magnetic 3D Printing PLA Filament from Graphene 3D

April 6, 2016

Most of the 3D printing that has been going on ever since the additive manufacturing technology was introduced has been the printing of cheap plastic parts. Definitely 3D printing of plastic objects and parts has had a huge impact in revealing to the world the potential that the technology has in completely transforming traditional manufacturing. […]

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How to 3D Print Using Flexible Filaments Like NinjaFlex

March 16, 2016

If you’ve followed my work for a little while you’ll know that I 3D print quite a few things in NinjaFlex. Most of the time I design and 3D print RC Car Tyres but I’m not just a one trick pony and I’ve been experimenting with other stuff recently. One of the biggest issues with NinjaFlex […]

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3D Printing and Fitting the Bodywork to the OpenRC F1 Car

January 30, 2016

Last time I wrote about my progress with this OpenRC Formula 1 car project I’d just Completed the Rolling Chassis. Although I’d already 3D printed a little of the bodywork too I’ll explain this part here, along with any issues I had and how I resolved them. By the very nature of this project it […]

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