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October 9, 2014 AT 6:00 pm

Paper Airplane Machine Gun #3DPrinting #3DThurday

Youtuber user Papierfliegerei uploaded an outstanding 3d printed project earlier this week that made the rounds. Dieter Michael Krone designed and engineered a machine gun that folds plain paper sheets into airplanes and then fire them across the sky. Upcycling the guts of a cordless screwdriver and 3D printed parts, he cleverly created a brilliant project that we think is great showcase amazing product engineering.

A little tinkering from me that shows what you can do with 3D printers today. Most parts of this paper airplane machine gun had printed by fabberhouse.de (the rest of them are to buy via Internet or hardware store). By the way, I use a cordless screwdriver from China for driving.
Eine kleine Bastelei von mir, die zeigt, was man schon heute alles mit 3D-Druckern machen kann. Fast alle Teile dieser Papierflieger-MP wurden von fabberhouse.de gedruckt (der Rest im Internet oder Baumarkt dazugekauft). Als Antrieb verwende ich übrigens einen Akkuschrauber aus China.

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