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Modding QT110/shrinkydinks

Discussion in 'Modding' started by woodshop, 1 Jun 2004.

  1. woodshop

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    Ok i'm not sure this would be the right place to post this but i figured it would get seen by the right people here.

    So my little Bro and his gf were over today and they were making shrinkydinks. they showed me one and i was instantly like that would make a great butten. The fact that the things shrunk did not impress me much but it was the fact that they got thick like 1/16 inch. also one side of it became glossey. So being the person i am i went over there and stoll a sheet of blank whatever and ran it through my printer (opposed to them using markers) and got this.
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    once it was shrunk and that.
    and of course to my luck mine got a bubble in it.
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    that image was printed as transparincy on normal quality so it can get better.
    but to illistrate the thickness this is a pic of my bro's next to a pencle
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    So i was thinking well i was doinf this that this would be great for all those people that want to make touch panels for the QT110's and their kin.

    shrinkydinks page for thoses people who don't know: http://www.shrinkydinks.com/
     
  2. modz-a-lot

    modz-a-lot What's a Dremel?

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    coool, i saw my sister making those w/ colored pencils. never crossed my mind u could stick em in a printer
     
  3. darkhunter

    darkhunter What's a Dremel?

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    cool i got some great ideas i can thnk of with that
     
  4. Mecha_Mindslayer

    Mecha_Mindslayer Banned

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    Can you explain what these actually are? Im totally confused :sigh:
     
  5. woodshop

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    ok first look at the link. how they work i don't know. but what you do is you go to the store and buy a packet and it has like 10 sheets in it like 8"x10" then what you do is on the rough side of the sheet you draw/print the mirror image of what you want. then you cut it out if needed and you stick it eather in this stupid machine which is like an easy back oven or if it's to big stick it on a baking sheet and put it in the oven. the image then shrinks down to like 1/2 it's orignal size and it gets thick as well.

    there: that good for you?
     
  6. Vazzini42

    Vazzini42 What's a Dremel?

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    http://www.shrinkydinks.com/

    the stuff is basically heatshrink sheets

    you can make fun stuff with them for kids

    most of the stuff you can make is only 2 dimensional

    might be fun to use this in a mod somewhere
     
  7. woodshop

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    that was the though behind this posting.
     
  8. apoogod

    apoogod trix arent just for kids

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    damn I remember that stuff from when I was a kid, back in the 80's.....you gotta love some of the stuff that came out of the 80's....some of the stuff
     

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