Gamecube Grip for Nintendo Switch

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I finished it. The "Leech" strikes again! GC controller shell cut in half, frankencased to 3D printed middle parts. Inside is a split GC controller pcb wired to a GC+. Also inside is a rearranged and rewired Anker PowerCore 20,100 mAh Portable battery pack. Should give you plenty of hours playing Smash Ultimate the way God intended. Portable with GameCube controls.
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Thanks guys!

Very cool! How does the GC+ interface with the Switch? I didn't think it could do USB.
It is wired to an 8bitdo Gbros adapter. Which is hardwired to a Hori USB dock, and the battery pack is connected to that. I'll attach a picture when I'm home.

Looks fantastic! Wish I could do body and paint work like that :D
If I'm being honest, I'd've much preferred to have printed the whole thing for easy repeatability. But I just couldn't figure out how to measure and replicate the design of those curvy GameCube controller handles. So I went the Frankenstein route for that perfect GameCube feel!
 
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This is great! I've always wondered why there hasn't been an official product that attaches onto the switch to give it more battery life. I guess it's redundant with the new battery life revision, but it's nice that you gave a fighting chance to even old switches. The finish on it is 10/10, and it would be really cool if it used the rails on the switch - but that's nitpicking. Amazing job!
 
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Your use of the Gbros adapter gives me a good idea for a project I'm looking at taking on. Thanks for sharing!
 
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