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Raygun Circuits, Free Beer, and the Quest for Long-Lasting 3D Printers

IN RESPONSE TO THE “RAYGUN VECTOR WEAPON”

PROJECT FROM VOLUME 35

» I bought the Vector Weapon Kit from the Maker Shed for my 6-year-old son Desmond as a Christmas present. This was the first real electronics build we’ve done together. It was a good opportunity to show him a little bit about soldering and how some of the elements in the circuit work. It’s really rewarding to do this kind of project with Desmond, as it gives us a fun way to spend time together, a creative way for me to teach him things, and of course, results in a unique toy that will hold memories ...

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