March 28, 2013 AT 5:00 am

Goldeneye 007 Remote Mine by ComradeQuiche #3dthursday

GoldenEyeRemoteMine

Not only a very cool print with integrated electronics components, but also a good litmus test to tell what you were doing in the late 90s. Created by ComradQuiche, shared as Thingiverse Thing 54528:

A printable Remote Mine prop with blinking lights, a beeper, and a magnetic back!

If you grew up in the 90′s, you’ve played Goldeneye, and if you’ve played Goldeneye you should recognize this classic weapon!

After creating a tutorial on Instructables on how to make a Remote Mine using an old joystick base, I decided that I would model one up so others could print their own. The problem with my Instructables is it requires you to find a “PC Commander” Joystick from the 90′s to use as the Remote Mine’s body. It took me about a month to track one down, and they get more rare every year. So now that this ancient component is nearly extinct I wanted to make sure everyone could still make their own remote mine prop.

With a few components and some patience you too can make your very own remote mine prop, chock full of blinking lights and beeping sounds!

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