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DIY Pip-Boy 3000 with Practical Features: Vault Dweller the Explorer

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We’ve seen a couple of fan-made wearable Pip-Boy replicas with useful functions. Will Sweatman wanted to make the most advanced Pip-Boy 3000 yet, and he believes he’s succeeded. In exchange for some sizable junk in its trunk, his replica is a Swiss army knife for explorers.


Inside the Pip-Boy 3000 Mk.II’s 3D printed body – based on YTEC3D’s design – are a ton of practical tools, such as a flashlight, a GPS module and a barometer and temperature sensor. There are also a couple of frivolous tools, such as a TV-B-Gone and a music player.

Here’s a closer look at the replica’s screens and hardware:

And here are the electronics:

I’d love to see a practical iDroid replica too. Fast travel to Will’s Instructables page for his full guide and links to the necessary files.

[via Gadgetify]