3D printed ban-hammer

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15 Responses to “3D printed ban-hammer”

  1. Fred H says:

    @Zadaz,
    For the same reason discussion threads exist-to enter a discussion. Maybe to engage in some human interaction? I’d rather read a (possibly funny) summation rather than scroll through some emotionless article. Maybe that’s just me.

  2. pinehead says:

    You could make a far more heavy-duty version of this, too. Most people don’t have a CNC plasma cutter on hand, but you can hire it out to someone else, to cut the letters out of 0.25″ steel plate (woo!)

    Then all you need is a sledgehammer head and enough welding skill to attach the letters to it. Be sure to mount the hammer on a sturdy handle, as you’ll be swinging it against a LOT of hard heads.

  3. eviladrian says:

    a new golden age of kipple.

    Oh gawd, it’s bad enough when you have a dozen slightly different printouts of a design lying around your desk, or all those CDs burned with old versions of the file, imagine the scene when your office is full of 15,934 poorly-proportioned facsimiles of the Eiffel Tower, twenty percent of which are broken…

    • eagleapex says:

      At Hive76 we are saving all the broken bits of ABS to try and recycle it. Acetone will make it into a moldable goop. But of course, there’s still a layer of kipple around.

  4. AirPillo says:

    I wonder if it would leave a red mark that says BAN on someone’s forehead.

    Quick, someone test this on a sibling!

  5. friendpuppy says:

    I hated the score to Miami Vice so I think we should Ban Hammer.

  6. jfrancis says:

    Where is the actual 3D printing location / cost?

  7. arkizzle / Moderator says:

    So, I presume a couple of these are going to turn up in the supply-closet, Cory?

    Any word on that consignment of Troll’s Bane?

  8. paulatz says:

    I would have just bought three plastic characters and glued them to a big hammer, but I can understand the pleasure of DIY

  9. Monthenor says:

    Is the other end an e-peen?

  10. Anonymous says:

    What’s a ban hammer? Am I missing something video game / chat room related? Me not get it.

    • Zadaz says:

      Here you go:
      http://lmgtfy.com/?q=Ban+Hammer

      (Has anyone done a study figuring out why otherwise intelligent people will go through all the time and effort of typing a whole English language question and deciphering a captcha to get an answer to a simple question that would take 2 seconds in an average search engine?)

  11. tikaro says:

    I have a friend that is both an IRC admin and works
    in a package store selling beer. This may replace the cosh under the counter.

  12. Antinous / Moderator says:

    I’m holding out for the needle-nosed disemvoweler.

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