Discussion in 'My Shapeways Order Arrived' started by FreakingRiddle, Jan 8, 2012.

  1. FreakingRiddle
    FreakingRiddle New Member
    This is the famous weapon of the superhero Batman, Batarang, based on the movie "The dark knight"!

    Screenshot of the movie.


    Here are the screenshots of the 3D printed model!

    Check the model HERE or click the image below to see all the products at my shop!​

    Last edited: Jan 8, 2012
  2. FreakingRiddle
    FreakingRiddle New Member
    Some feedback would be nice even this isn't something prototype! :D
  3. aegidian
    aegidian New Member
    Nice looking prop, but a couple of notes of caution: be wary if you intend to market it as a 'batarang' or the IP lawyers may go after you; also Shapeways might see a stainless steel version as a 'weapon' and not be inclined to print it - it might be best to keep it in plastic or alumide.

    Would like to see the WSF version with a couple of coats of metallic enamel paint, see how closely you can match the finish of the movie version.
  4. FreakingRiddle
    FreakingRiddle New Member
    So, you mean that my next model won't be printable? :(

    Anyway, thanks for the feedback!!!
  5. pfeifferstylez
    pfeifferstylez New Member
    A 1:1 scaled stainless steel knuckleduster ?
    C'mon. ^^

    Even without sharp blades (like the "original"), that's a weapon.
  6. FreakingRiddle
    FreakingRiddle New Member

    Also, I was wondering if i can order it just for myself and not to publish it on my shop....can i?
  7. pfeifferstylez
    pfeifferstylez New Member
  8. FreakingRiddle
    FreakingRiddle New Member
    So, you mean that I can create it? It is less than 10cm!
  9. pfeifferstylez
    pfeifferstylez New Member
    But it's not a miniature... ;)

    In my opinion it's a weapon - but it's not my decision.
    You can try it... if the model gets rejected, it's not hard to guess why.
  10. stop4stuff
    stop4stuff Well-Known Member
    If the measurement markings are centimeters (65mm width is small) and the model made in one of the plastic variants, the worst it would do is choke someone if they tried to eat it.

    However, if the measurement markings are inches, then printed in a plastic variant would make the model a 'movie prop replica' - just watch out for IP infringement. FreakingRiddle your best bet would be to make the model, upload it (keeping the model set to private) and ask Shapeways Customer Services for a definitive answer.

  11. tinypurpletreehouse
    tinypurpletreehouse New Member
    It looks really awesome!
    Hope you can get it printed..
  12. Celtic007
    Celtic007 New Member
    Looks pretty cool. How come your model size says 2.1 inches and the one you show is 5? Did you change that?
  13. FreakingRiddle
    FreakingRiddle New Member
    At the image above, the model size is in centimeters not inches! You can press the "cm" button under the preview instead of "in" and then you will get this : 5.3 w x 1.8 d x 0.1 h

    Hope I helped you and thanks for the feedback! :)
    Last edited: Feb 5, 2012