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a little work with the injection machine

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a little work with the injection machine

09/04/2019 at 19:38

our crew was invited to show off at a local Maker’s faire – it was a good motivator to set aside more esoteric work and get back to the fun side of precious plastics… making stuff!
Here’s our project boxes – just big enough for an arduino nano and some electronics
Drumstick and ‘clave’ block for all the latin percussionists out there

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09/04/2019 at 19:44

We were right to expect a lot of kids at the Faire, so we modified our injection machine with a larger base for allowing more leverage with an extension on the plunger lever. Our hope was that any kid who can do a pullup could make their own drumsticks.  In practice it still took 2 or 3 kids hanging on the bar to really do it – it made for some good photos and nervous parents tho.
bonus: The base and plunger lever extension are removable so now it can all fit in my car

09/04/2019 at 21:06

If you need this improved, please check an alternate design here, can be operated by kids with 1.30 m height, also with much less effort.

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