SOLIDWORKS & Stratasys put the POW Back in Power Wheels

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If you grew up in the 80’s you certainly remember the Power Wheels commercials aired between the Saturday morning cartoons.   Pow Pow Power Wheels were the toys to have, and fortunately we had cool grandparents. We, meaning my 2 sisters and me. The picture below was taken in 1988. The Power Wheels Golden Eagle Jeep is 2 years old.  Yes, those are the shorts I wore in 1988. Over the years our family grew, adding an additional 11 cousins/grandchildren.  […]

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3D Printing for Pinball Wizards

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I grew up an arcade junkie.  If I had money in my pocket, I couldn’t wait to get to the nearest video game or pinball machine.  I remember when the best video games were in arcades, not something you connected to your television at home.  Which leads me to write about using 3D Printing technology to repair a bit of nostalgia. My good friend Stuart, an Associate Professor of Communications at the University of Louisville, approached me with a problem […]

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3D Printing for Pinball Wizards

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I grew up an arcade junkie.  If I had money in my pocket, I couldn’t wait to get to the nearest video game or pinball machine.  I remember when the best video games were in arcades, not something you connected to your television at home.  Which leads me to write about using 3D Printing technology to repair a bit of nostalgia. My good friend Stuart, an Associate Professor of Communications at the University of Louisville, approached me with a problem […]

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