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BilbyCNC Printober 2012 Aussie Boomerang

by mar-x, published

BilbyCNC Printober 2012 Aussie Boomerang by mar-x Oct 20, 2012

Description

Simple little working boomerang. Chuck it .. it comes back.. takes a little practice unless you have it in your blood.. Aussie Aussie Aussie!!!

Entered in Printober best moving thing (it moves I guess)

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For me, i am happy as long as i stun my target. It needn't come back. Though that os nice too.
Printed as is, 0,2mm layers, 5% infill with orange PLA on a Replicator2.
Doesn't fly. It rotated for a few meters, then turns direction and starts wobbling towards the ground.

It seems too light to maintain rotation and resist wind. Will try another print on 100% infill.
you need to mod the file a tad as when I printed it out the edges are quite sharp, and small kiddies could actually cut them selves unless you made it part of the design

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Printed with Sailfish at 120mm, .2 layers and 5% infill. Took only 25 minutes from go to throw!

I used no Raft for a really nice smooth finish on the underside.
For me, i am happy as long as i stun my target. It needn't come back. Though that os nice too.
Printed as is, 0,2mm layers, 5% infill with orange PLA on a Replicator2.
Doesn't fly. It rotated for a few meters, then turns direction and starts wobbling towards the ground.

It seems too light to maintain rotation and resist wind. Will try another print on 100% infill.
you need to mod the file a tad as when I printed it out the edges are quite sharp, and small kiddies could actually cut them selves unless you made it part of the design
Oi! Oi! Oi! stoked to find it :)
Did you win a prize?
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