Check out This Awesome 3D Printed Hookshot Replica

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I don’t know about you guys, but I consider myself a huge 3D printing advocate. 3D printers are revolutionary and beneficial in multiple fields from prosthetics, to automotive parts, and even working organs. On top of that, 3D printers have the ability to create some epic, one-of-a-kind items like this Ocarina of Time hookshot replica

Built by 3D Central, this replica is made out of ABS plastic. For those of you that don’t know, that’s the same kind of plastic used to build Lego toys! It’s roughly ten and a half inches long and four and a half inches wide at the grip. You can currently purchase it for $33, but be sure to take a look at the listing for more details.

Honestly, I love the details in this prop. Something about the way 3D printers shape plastic items makes it look like it came directly out of the game. 3D Central also builds Master Sword replicas, as well as working ocarinas inspired by the Ocarina of Time. Additionally, aside from Zelda, they sell 3D printed replicas from many series including Steven Universe, Rick and Morty, and Harry Potter

A closer look at 3D Central’s Ocarina of Time hookshot replica.

Here’s another reason why I love the 3D printing community so much: many 3D printable items and designs can easily be obtained on the internet for free. It is a community that takes pride in spreading ideas for everyone to enjoy. If you have access to a 3D printer, you can build one of these hookshots yourself! You can check out the instructions to do so here.

Be sure to take a look at 3D Central’s Facebook page for more content, if you’re interested. What do you guys think of this replica? Have you built anything through a 3D printer before? Let us know in the comments, we’d love to hear. 


About Author

Hannah is a 20-year-old college student, avid Nintendo fan, and video game enthusiast. She is pursuing a Bachelor of Arts in Education at the University of North Florida. She fell in love with the Legend of Zelda series when her aunt introduced both her and her brother to the Nintendo 64 and Ocarina of Time. She has been hooked on the series since.