Give Your Arduino Robot A Body

While I was building GoonieBox, I needed more than just a 3d Modeled version of the part.

I needed that actual part, but I didn't necessarily want to buy the part because I wasn't sure if it would work.

Well... these guys (servocity) give you the .stp file so that you can print out the part you need for a dry fit test.

For example check this part out. I used this throughout GOONIE for a ton of different motor assemblies.

Printed they were strong enough to do the job till I got the actual parts in.

Here is where to find the .stp file!

Now just take the .stp file and print it out. I use my trusty old Makerbot Replicator 1.

It has over 500 hours of print time, this thing is a beast!

I did this for all of the mechanical parts which eventually ended up being the metal versions from servo city.

Here is a full blown version of the innards of Gooniebox. Take a look at all the metal parts.

If it weren't for servo city's free .stp files, it would have cost me a fortune to make goonie.

This is a huge service they provide, highly recommend!!

 To learn more about GoonieBox, my interactive furniture piece inpsired by my favorite movie the goonies and my favorite game the room, click this link.

 


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