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Cradle?

Postby Prospect » Sat Oct 06, 2012 10:10 pm

I find the Shinki cradles somewhat adorable, as I would like to get one I find it absurd that they are just as expensive as it would be to buy another Shinki. Which begs the question, why?

What do the cradles do that make them so expensive?
I noticed they have a usb cable but I haven't found a description of functions.
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Re: Cradle?

Postby Ranalcus » Sat Oct 06, 2012 10:18 pm

It is just a LED USB lamp... SO make your own it will be the most FUN and cheapest option.
There is an custom Shinki Cradle at FG-site.jp but it will take my time to find it again.
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Re: Cradle?

Postby Shiaoran » Sat Oct 06, 2012 10:20 pm

Prospect wrote:What do the cradles do that make them so expensive?

Money to scalpers :P
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Re: Cradle?

Postby Stanisburgh » Sat Oct 06, 2012 10:31 pm

I'm more surprised no one's made a papercraft version of it. Someone should get on that.
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Re: Cradle?

Postby Shiaoran » Sat Oct 06, 2012 10:32 pm

I've seen a papercraft one, but didn't save it (I don't like cradles) and don't remember where :P
Possibly fgsite.
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Re: Cradle?

Postby halconfenix » Sat Oct 06, 2012 11:21 pm

i actually did a papercraft one and a balsa wood one... but so far... i'm still trying to figure how to make one of foam...
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Re: Cradle?

Postby Stanisburgh » Sun Oct 07, 2012 12:39 am

halconfenix wrote:i actually did a papercraft one and a balsa wood one... but so far... i'm still trying to figure how to make one of foam...


Do you have a template available to upload?
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Re: Cradle?

Postby Ranalcus » Sun Oct 07, 2012 3:01 am

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Re: Cradle?

Postby halconfenix » Sun Oct 07, 2012 9:07 am

Stanisburgh wrote:
halconfenix wrote:i actually did a papercraft one and a balsa wood one... but so far... i'm still trying to figure how to make one of foam...


Do you have a template available to upload?


i made some instructions for the papercraft one some time ago... but since that was more or less a failed experiment, i have to find (and translate) them again.... now where the heck did i left those....
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Re: Cradle?

Postby Prospect » Sun Oct 07, 2012 5:45 pm

Thanks for all the feedback guys!
Although I was expecting a usb drive with writable space on it.

Well, I do prefer authenticity over crafts I might have to
consinder making my own in this case. Unless someone knows a good
site to get a cradle for under $80 or would be willing to sell me one that
would be much appreciated. I don't much trust myself with things that I
know I will be looking at in detail regularly.
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