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updated on Oct 22, 2013.
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Insert the ring, and put a mark next to the ground, power, and in / out pins.
PLA is typically more brittle compared to ABS. Drilling may cause ugly tear-outs and weakens your prints.
An alternative, would be to use a soldering iron to make the hole next to your marks.
I had some one-way lenses from an old webcam in my parts drawer... perfect for lenses in the goggles.
The silver mylar part bags that most electronics come packaged in look just as good. Cut to fit, and glue to the tubes.
Then glue the tubes to the eye-cups.
The rounded lens has a strange "I'm looking at you" effect.
Okay... wiring is not so pretty - but it works!