When it comes to 3D printing toys, there are a plethora of choices to choose from on sites like Thingiverse and Youmagine. There are spinning tops, action figures, toy elephants, and even cars that print in one piece but still manage to have moving wheels. The technology is amazing. Custom toys at a touch of a button: what more could a kid want?
I must admit that when it comes to 3D printing, I have probably printed out more toys than anything else. I’m still a child at heart, so when I came across the Air Racer – 3D Grand Prix on Thingiverse, I had to use all my willpower to to keep myself from squealing like an excited 5-year-old boy.
airracer4The Air Racer – 3D Grand Prix is a 3D printable race car, but unlike the other 3D printable toy cars you will find on the internet, this one is special. It is powered by a balloon, which helps propel it across the floor, track, road, or whatever other surface you can find. And it does so in unbelievable fashion! … (Read more)