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Threading 3D Printed Parts: How to Use Heat-Set Inserts

We can make our 3D-printed parts even more capable when we start mixing them with some essential “mechanical vitamins.” By combining prints with screws, nuts, fasteners, and pins, we get a rich ecosystem for mechanism-making with capabilities beyond what we could simply print alone.

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DIY Mario Kart Balloon Battle Robots

There are some projects where you make a functional thing or practical thing. There are some projects where you make a beautiful thing. And then there are projects like this where you decide to slap a razor blade and balloon on some robots and battle them, Mario Kart style 😀

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Preserving a floppy disk with a logic analyzer and a serial cable

Being involved with retro computers, I have a few floppy disks (of the 3.5-inch variety) that I would like to preserve as faithfully as possible. Of course, I know there are dedicated devices for doing that, such as the Kryoflux or the SuperCard Pro.

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