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Rick and Morty Portal Gun: Design, Implementation and Assembly
Rick and Morty Portal Gun: Design, Implementation and Assembly

I love Adult Swim’s Rick and Morty so, for Halloween this year, I created my own version of Rick Sanchez’ Portal Gun–including a 3d-printed enclosure, printed circuit board, negative energy density tube/crystal thingy, wave file player and laser. Here, I’ll go over the design and construction, as well as a few lessons learned along the…

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The easiest way to make objects out of thin air (and a touch of PLA)
The easiest way to make objects out of thin air (and a touch of PLA)

Today, I finally took the plunge and started exploring how to make 3D printing work for me. I’ve always stumbled when it came time to deal with enclosure and the mechanical aspects of my work, preferring to leave it to some other player in the process or, at best, cutting holes in a standard project…

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