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Stegosaurus Dinosaur Costume Spikes - LED Halloween

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Stegosaurus Dinosaur Costume Spikes - LED Halloween by metalnat Sep 19, 2012

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I was asked for a series of Dinosaur inspired spikes that would be able to house a line of bright LED's and could have variable shapes and sizes. So here they are!
These spikes can be added to any shirt or jacket to transform yourself into a freaking dinosaur, more specifically a Stegosaurus, or even a Godzilla!
Print them from clear PLA and add LEDs with the base plate. A laser cuttable version was on hackaday: http://imakethin.gs/blog/glowy-dinosaur-hoody

Instructions

Print off one of the spikes, and then print off a base, and tuck your LED wire into the slots and line the light itself in between the four guide posts on the base. The base is set to the same size as the spike base and should be glued or welded together with acetone. This looks great with the blue PLA and bright lights.

  1. print spikes of different sizes from a clear PLA
  2. print a base plate for each
  3. string Addressable LED strips through base plates (supplier links below)
  4. glue or tape spikes on the base
  5. safety pin or sew the spikes in place
    addressable LEDS that work:
    sparkfun: https://www.sparkfun.com/products/11020
    bliptronics: http://bliptronics.com/item.aspx?ItemID=87
    adafruit: http://adafruit.com/products/738
    coolneon: http://www.coolneon.com/category/total-control-lighting/

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What are the dimentions?

seems to go well with ninja flex and semi flex filaments!

That is awesome on so many levels. I have been wanting to find a solution for a light costume that is based off of a stegosaurus and this makes it look easier than I had previously thought. <3 <3

glad we could help. you can find the LEDS here: https://www.sparkfun.com/search/results?term=addressable+leds and the ardiuno/power supplies can be found on that site as well.

Congrats on getting featured! Are you going to hacker drinkup tonight?

We met @ Maker Faire in NYC. Seriously cool outfit!

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