Tagged: Replica

Greenfield man builds functional R2D2 replica at home

Photo: Geoff Bruce/Now Media Group

Photo: Geoff Bruce/Now Media Group

R2D2 is by far the most loved character of Star Wars franchise, and it will continue to do so. People never seize to come up with their R2D2 replicas or maybe other things themed around the fictional robotic character. Steve Schmidt from Greenfield has been a die heart Star Wars fan since he was 6 years old, and after seeing the official R2D2 at a convention, he knew what he had to do. Steve set out on building one of his own R2D2 with help from his wife who is also a Star Wars fanatic.
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3D printed Chevrolet Camaro V8 LS3 engine

3D printed Chevrolet Camaro V8 LS3 engine

3D printing has given new life to additive manufacturing possibilities, making possible what earlier was unthinkable. Take for example creating miniature replicas of car engines, just like the one by Keith. Now, Eric Harrell has made a fully working engine modeled on Chevrolet Camaro V8 LS3 engine. The replica engine is 3D printed taking visual clues from images, repair manuals and diagrams. In fact Eric himself admitted that he didn’t have the real engine to make his task easier.

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Lego Imperial Star Destroyer having three level interior

Lego Tyrant Star Destroyer

Original Star Wars movie’s opening scene showed the Imperial Star Destroyer make an intimidating entry and the fans love it. For that very reason this Star Destroyer named ISD Tyrant is so popular for so many years now. Imgur user [Doomhandle] looks like a fan of the Star Wars series and that is why he has created a 4feet long Tyrant Star Destroyer from Legos. The replica is so huge that he had to create it in three levels, and not to forget it is almost 70 pounds in weight.
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Get your 3D printed nude mini-figurine to break the taboo

Firebox Nudee 3D printed nude selfie

3D printing is giving us options that we never had before. One of them is getting our faces 3D printed as a Star Wars Stormtrooper or superhero in a scaled down version one can keep on their desk. The idea is quite nifty and creates a memory that we’ll never forget. Now taking it a step further, British retailer is creating almost nude 3D printed mini-figurines, and they call it Nudee. The idea is to get your face 3D printed on one of the six body types; three for men and three for women. Practically speaking you have three body types to choose from and get your 7.8-inch 3D Printed figurine selfie, well an almost nude replica of yours.
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Intricately detailed 3D printed Millennium Falcon you can also make

3D printed Millennium Falcon  replica

Star Wars Millennium Falcon spacecraft is so popular it has been replicated so many times I don’t even remember. There have been a handful we have done here, and there is one more to add to the list. This is a 3D printed Millennium Falcon by Gameboy who want you to also 3D print all the external and internal parts of this extremely detailed 1:34 scale model replica. To give you an idea of its detailing, the set is made from 236 different 3D printable parts and took almost 800 man hours to put together!
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Titanic II to set sail from China to Dubai in 2018

Blue Star Line Titanic 2

Blue Star Line Titanic 2

The ill-fated RMS Titanic sank more than ten decades ago in 1912 and the memories of that tragic event still remain fresh in our mind. The doomed ocean liner will never return to make another voyage, but an exact replica is all set to take to the waters in 2018. Scheduled for launch this year, the probable date for this ship’s journey from Jiangsu-China-Dubai is pushed ahead to 2018. Known as Titanic II, the replica of original Titanic ship is being built by Blue Star Line owned by Australian billionaire Clive Palmer. From the outside as well as inside this ocean liner will bear striking resemblance to the unfortunate ship which became a part of history for all the wrong reasons.
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CES 2016: Get yourself 3D printed as a cool toy or superhero mini-figure

3D printed minifigure at CES 2016

Mini-figures and 3D printed replicas of yourself sound so exciting. This is the new craze and everybody wants to have a small toy replicating them into a superhero or remembering a special moment in time. A few days ago we saw the cool way to turn yourself into a Lego mini-figurine and now we have two more amazing ways in which you can get your 3D printed as toys. At CES 2016 two different companies showcased how you can turn yourself into a superhero mini-figure or simply have your own self depicted in a toy like form.
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Want your 3D printed face on a Lego mini-figurine for just £25?

Create your own mini figurine

Lego mini-figurines have been so famous that they have also managed to get themselves a movie role. For a Lego fanatic mini-figurines mean a lot and collectors have been collecting them for over a decade now. The next best thing is just heading your way as you’ll be able to 3D print your own faces and create Lego minifigs. Now that is one cool proposition.
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Your chance to get the uber’ cool Halo Needler gun

Halo Needler gun

Halo 5: Guardians just got released and the excitement for this latest FPS video game is high. This space opera takes places in the 26th century and features some of the most futuristic weapons you’ll ever see. One of them is the Needler rifle which is an anti-infantry weapon used by Elites, Grunts, Skirmishers, Drones, andJackals. Now, you can have that very weapon as NECA Toys has come-up with a life-size replica of the gun in limited edition of 3000 units. They have made the prop-replica of Halo Needler gun in collaboration with Microsoft and 343 Studios.
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