This is a follow-up to my older post Planned Obsolescence, 0 – 3D Printer, 1.
Have you ever had a problem with you vacuum cleaner where the electric cord just won’t stay out and will annoyingly get back inside the machine slowly? Like this:
Well, that happened to me. You can of course open it and try to figure out which piece is having a problem. But there’s a good chance that it won’t fix it for good and the problem will come back – that’s the whole point of programmed obsolescence.
So I designed a very simple clip to hold the wire in place, using the spring of a normal clothes peg – which by the way turned out to be very impractical as a temporary fix.
Here is the result:
Plain and simple, and downloadable on my thingiverse page, as usual.
So, here we go, Planned Obsolescence 0 – 3D Printing 2. 🙂