My kiddos are all about the Nerf Guns–there are so many Nerf guns the Nerf guns have Nerf guns. Well, now I have an example of why we don’t need any more Nerf guns–we can just MAKE THEM.

Oh, I know. “Why didn’t you do that in the first place?” Two answers to that – 1) I’m super lame 2) I didn’t have a 3D printer, which doubles the amount of super lameness considerably. No mas, señor, NO MAS.

Vedran Marjanović was in a similar spot. He bought a 3D printer last year, then another one five days later. Needless to say, he’s designing and printing like a madman now, and showing how to do it on his YouTube channel. His latest is a 3D printed Nerf gun that looks just like the Nuka Cola Pistol from Fallout. How AWESOME is that?!

Vedran used Fusion 360 to model the Nerf gun and a Creality CR-10 3D printer for the print. It does need rafts and support, although I think the model could be set up a little different to reduce/remove that need. He printed the parts at 0.1 – 0.3 mm with a 15-60%.

You can download the model on MyMiniFactory or Thingiverse. (Bonus! Check out his Rick and Morty’s laser Nerf gun here!)

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Josh is co-founder of EvD Media. He engineers and designs, is the Director of Marketing for Luxion, is CSWP certified for SolidWorks training and support and excels at falling awkwardly. He is editor of SolidSmack.com and co-host of EngineerVsDesigner.com, a weekly podcast about design, engineering and what makes it all happen.