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Printing your own shoes (Read 412 times)

    Looks like shoe manufacturing is about to change, this could be awesome.

     

    http://www.geek.com/articles/geek-cetera/student-creates-worlds-fastest-shoe-with-a-printer-2012079/


    Fat butt on couch

      Some bold performance claims I doubt they have any real evidence for.  Nonetheless, it is a very interesting concept.  They've been using this technology for prototype modeling for some time; I used to know someone who ran one of these machines.

      "If you want to be a bad a$s, then do what a bad a$s does.  There's your pep talk for today.  Go Run." -- Slo_Hand

       


      Interval Junkie --Nobby

        Now, what would be really nice is if companies sold the patterns for their shoe-lines so you could print them yourselves.  Want some 1974 era Nikes?  <print>

         

        Of course, they'd find some digial rights management so they could make a profit, but wouldn't it be worth it -- never find yourself without a new pair of your favorite kicks.

        2014 Goals:  sub-3 Marathon ("Congrats! It's tough to race with poop in the mind" --Wing)

        Current Status 03/17: Drinking beer and eating crap -- all the things I couldn't do before the marathon


        Needs more cowbell!

          Some bold performance claims I doubt they have any real evidence for.  Nonetheless, it is a very interesting concept.  They've been using this technology for prototype modeling for some time; I used to know someone who ran one of these machines.

           

          I saw some cool looking prosthetics that used this technology.  Really interesting to see Art fused with medical devices, like that.

          Kirsten - aka "Auntie Kirsten"

          '14 Goals:

          • 2 olympic distance duathlons -- 6 days apart -- PR at least 1

          • 130#s (and stay there, gotdammit!)