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3D-printed Iron Man Mark III replica suit can be yours starting at $2,000

By Shawn Knight
Dec 18, 2013
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  1. A company by the name of Iron Man Factory is now accepting pre-orders for a fully functional (well, mostly) Iron Man suit. Designed for people ranging in height between 5’5” to 6’1”, the seven-pound suit (which isn’t officially licensed from...

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  2. cliffordcooley

    cliffordcooley TechSpot Paladin Posts: 6,003   +1,503

    Article hasn't been posted 10 minutes and the video is all ready shown to be removed from Youtube over copyright infringement issues with Marvel. Must not have been a video of the 3D printed suit.
     
  3. TheDreams

    TheDreams TS Booster Posts: 485   +45

    Almost laughed irl when I saw the copyright claim made by Marvel Entertainment(youtube video). :p
     
  4. I was gona say here comes the lawsuit ... then I clicked on the video and it reads
    "This video is no longer available du to copyright claims...."
     
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  5. Forg0t2

    Forg0t2 TS Enthusiast Posts: 108   +12

    Seems to me Marvel has different plans for the iron man suit :p
     
  6. m4a4

    m4a4 TS Addict Posts: 531   +146

    The video was gone yesterday already. TechSpot was just too slow :p
    I managed to see it. Pretty neat..... wish I had money to burn....
     
  7. Skidmarksdeluxe

    Skidmarksdeluxe TS Evangelist Posts: 3,080   +747

    If I did I certainly wouldn't bomb it away on an Iron Man suit.
     
  8. customcarvin

    customcarvin TS Enthusiast Posts: 102   +7

    ppffff, someones priorities are skewed... XD
     
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  9. Vrmithrax

    Vrmithrax TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,286   +232

    I figured Marvel would drop a bag of legal hammers on these guys at some point... Wonder if they're going to just try to shut them down, or if they'll try to work out licensing and skim a percentage?

    If it goes to production, you can count on seeing lots more Iron Man cosplayers at comic conventions and during Halloween... Which, I'm sure, will annoy the crap out of those guys who actually did all the work to build their amazing gear, only to have it fade into a crowd of mass produced versions.
     
  10. cliffordcooley

    cliffordcooley TechSpot Paladin Posts: 6,003   +1,503

    At least Marvel can't say it was their idea if the suit is sold. Which in my opinion is why I think Marvel would rather the suit never makes it to market. Some people would kill anything just because it wasn't their idea or at least credited. I do however hope Marvel is willing to share credit. I'm personally not interested in having the suit, but that doesn't mean I think it should not be allowed.
     
  11. lipe123

    lipe123 TS Guru Posts: 439   +76

    Superhero aficionados will most certainly appreciate the Mark III’s sensor-controlled motors (powered by one AAA battery) used to activate “thrusters” on the back and slide open the helmet.

    One AAA hmm, doesn't sound unlikely AT ALL.
    Smells like scam for sure.
     
     
  12. dennis777

    dennis777 TS Enthusiast Posts: 280   +32

    If this suit could dodge a tank fire with one AAA battery then "shutdup and take my money" hehehe
     
  13. Skidmarksdeluxe

    Skidmarksdeluxe TS Evangelist Posts: 3,080   +747

    There you have it, it's all a scam. Damn but some people are unscrupulous. I don't know why their parents just didn't use a rubber.
     


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