James M. Drachenberg
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Star Wars Snowspeeder – UPGRADED: Dragon Mountain Design

Upgraded a Snowspeeder (by Playskool) to fire missiles.

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Star Wars Snowspeeder – UPGRADED: Dragon Mountain Design

Things used in this project

Hardware components

Star Wars snow speeder
Link is for Amazon, but you can find these at Target and other places. As previously stated, I got lucky and found mine at a thrift store.
Compression Spring
I actually couldn’t find the manufacturer’s website for these, but did find the parts on Amazon. They’re a bit more expensive than I’d like, but they were perfect.
craft adhesive
Optional. Only needed if replacing the windscreen.
spray paint
Optional. Get the kind that will work well with plastics.

Hand tools and fabrication machines

3D Printer (generic)
3D Printer (generic)
Philips Screwdriver
A few of the screws are pretty deep, so make sure yours can reach them.
sand paper 400 grit (generic)
Optional unless you’re painting. Then it’s highly recommended.
masking tape (generic)


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Custom parts and enclosures






James M. Drachenberg

James M. Drachenberg

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Engineer, Designer, Maker.