Wiggly Snake/Worm - bends both ways

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Wiggly Snake/Worm - bends both ways by idea_beans Jan 2, 2013

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Loved the original snake file created by Zomboe. Thought I would modify the design slightly to make the snake bend both ways, by alternating the joiners between each fin 90 degrees.


I printed it on UP! Plus printer - 0.3mm, 10 degree support, fast speed. Took about 20 min.

Wiggly Snake V1 - flat joiners between the fins, alternating at 90 degrees.

Wiggly Snake V2 - a central axis at 1.6mm diameter. This may be more flexiable than V1 but BREAKS MORE EASILY!!

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