Become an Extreme Drone Racer with Customizable 3D Printed Arrow Drones

Become an Extreme Drone Racer with Customizable 3D Printed Arrow Drones

By Michael Molitch-Hou

With the idea that “FPV Drone Racing will become the next popular extreme sport in 2016”, ArrowDrone has launched a Kickstarter with what they believe will be the perfect method for just about anyone to get into that extreme sport. And, if the awesome footage captured by the Drone Racing League is any indication, ArrowDrone may just be set to take off.

ArrowDrone argues that creating one’s own drone is a difficult task, given the technical challenges involved.  Arrow Drones, however, are meant to be customizable so that anyone can assemble them and then add their team’s own branding to the vehicle. …

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Become an Extreme Drone Racer with Customizable 3D Printed Arrow Drones

Shell Shock! 3D Printed Replica Shells to Help Save the Threatened Desert Tortoise

Shell Shock! 3D Printed Replica Shells to Help Save the Threatened Desert Tortoise

By Tyler Koslow

For just about over 250 million years now, the tortoise has managed to (slowly, but surely) survive various mass extinction events and predators of all types, becoming one of the most ancient and resilient animals to still roam the earth today. Unfortunately for this species, particularly the Desert Tortoise (generally located all across the Mojave Desert), endangerment is approaching quickly as their population is ravaged by the growing number of predatory ravens, which have been accumulating due to human landfill and litter.…

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Shell Shock! 3D Printed Replica Shells to Help Save the Threatened Desert Tortoise

Kai Parthy & ReprapUniverse Announce 1.75/3 mm All-Metal Hotend

Kai Parthy & ReprapUniverse Announce 1.75/3 mm All-Metal Hotend

By Michael Molitch-Hou

After having transformed the world of desktop 3D printing with his original wood and stone filaments, German inventor Kai Parthy has teamed up with 3D printer manufacturer ReprapUniverse to create a hotend capable of handling all of his specialty materials. On top of that, the 1730 Full Metal Hotend can handle both 1.75 mm and 3 mm filaments with the quick change of a nozzle.

Combining their respective ten years of experience, Kai and ReprapUniverse have created the 1730 Full Metal Hotend to be as versatile as possible for FDM 3D printing. …

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