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This an ongoing project to build a laser light saber with a retractable blade,
A battery powered tape measure! :) If you extend a tape measure, fold it back on itself, it can be pushed in and out and remain stiff....
The drawing shows a three laser mount that rotates around the guide for the tape measure blade, the laser beams project out to a bounce mirror then bounce ...
First picture is the plastic mount for the lasers, inside is a tube and a pair of bearings to allow it to rotate Second shows the slip rings ...
This mount drive is a small motor ang gearbox that drives the lasers around via a belt drive. Second photo shows it rotating....at speed! Third shows the lasers when ...
These pictures show the drive to rotate the lasers, the slip rings that transfer the power to the lasers and the tape measure body.
This will not be finished by the closing date of the wicked lasers competition so here is an impression of the finished item. The sleeve at the right ...
LIGHT SABRE GAME in Sratchby Robotix_au
Steampunk CFLED (Close Focus Light Emiting Drill) aka The SLB (Steampunk Light Blaste...by BrefelanDesigns
Total internal reflectionby esrun
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