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CHICHARRA - Scifi Hopper for 3D printing

A project in Madrid, Spain by Topo Solitario Crafts

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STL files for the Chicharra Hopper in both civilian and military versions. And additional scenery pieces for its landing yard.
Backers: 135
Average Pledge Per Backer: €27

Funded: €3,709 of €800
Dates: Mar 22nd -> Apr 21st (30 days)
Project By: Topo Solitario Crafts
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Latest News

Last 40 hours and... You're awesome!

April 19th - via: kickstarter.com
Chicharra is on the last 40 hours of project and we reached almost all goals planned. I'm confident we will get to the Container Transport Truck before campaign ends. We really want to thank you all for your awesome support again. You are great!  (Read More)

Exciting new stretch goals!

April 15th - via: kickstarter.com
Your support was incredible, Project was funded the first day and now we’ve had the need to find out new stretch goals to put our efforts on with the amount of time available thanks to all of you! We’ve been thinking a lot about what could be the... (Read More)

Last stretch goal beaten! Now it will have interior and ramp down

April 12th - via: kickstarter.com
Thank you very much for your support! We reached the fifth stretch goal, which means the Chicharra will have ramp down and detailed interior version! We really want the campaign to reach this point, as it could lead to an awesome model that will be... (Read More)

Painting scheme for the Omni-bot (from the first stretch goal)

April 4th - via: kickstarter.com
Supporter Benedikt van Oudheusden just sent us this little piece of awesomeness: Benedikt's color scheme  The decission to include the stripes just there, all around the Omni-bot was pretty clever and makes total sense with the background of the... (Read More)

Only one stretch goal left!

April 3rd - via: kickstarter.com
Thank you all for your support! Now there is only one stretch goal left. We’re sorry for having no sketch or previews to see for the barriers, our plans are to make them usable on top of the other scenery pieces (landing pad and fuel containers) as... (Read More)

Another stretch goal unlocked! (and pilot preview)

March 31st - via: kickstarter.com
Thank you all for supporting the project! Another stretch goal gets unlocked, this time the communications array and terminal. Within the "Full Set" there is already a small terminal included, but this one means an additional terminal, and a full... (Read More)


March 31st - via: kickstarter.com
I've been exploring some ways to further promote the campaign. As you all know, I really want to have time to work on the detailed interior version, which can be complicated If I want to keep going without supports. One way to promote the campaign... (Read More)

Working on the other "Full Set" models

March 28th - via: kickstarter.com
One of the promised parts for the "Full Set" is "Rearm small packs (rocket and rail gun ammunition boxes).", I'm currently working on them and wanted to show you the little omni-bot railgun drum reloaders at work. The impresive Chicharra Gunslinger... (Read More)

Very small update on the wheeled cart, enter the "Omni-bot"

March 27th - via: kickstarter.com
Sometimes there are ideas so improvised and quick that you didn't even notice they're actually great. It happened somehow with the mecanum wheel crate. Now I see obvious they fit so well into any scenery, from cities where they're autonomous bots, to... (Read More)

Stretchting muscles!

March 25th - via: kickstarter.com
This post is for backers only. Please visit Kickstarter.com and log in to read. (Read More)

Second stretch goal unlocked! Now we've got a pilot

March 25th - via: kickstarter.com
We reached the next goal and now the pilot miniature is unlocked. I've already tested the miniature on my printer and result are good enough, home based low budget FDM printer is not the best approach to print a 28mm miniature, but yet the model... (Read More)

A crate on wheels!

March 24th - via: kickstarter.com
I've finished the first stretch goal, the omni/mecanum wheel small crate. It turned out nice an fun, enough cover to be able to shoot over it, and futuristic enough to look like a mobile container or a cleaning and recycling automated vehicle. Paint... (Read More)

First Stretch Goal reached!

March 23rd - via: kickstarter.com
We reached the first stretch goal and the small crate with omniwheels will happen!The first Stretch Goal is about a small crate that could fit inside the chicharra equiped with omniwheels to make it easier to take out automatically. Omniwheels, for... (Read More)


March 22nd - via: kickstarter.com
Thank you very much for your support!!The project has been funded on day one in just 12 hours! That may not be much compared to BIG campaigns but for our first one, for a really humble campaign, it exceeded our expectations. We wanted to ensure that... (Read More)

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