3D Printing

3D Print Carrera Structo Jeep Renegade Tyres

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Created these tyres for my Carrera Structo Jeep Renegade Tyres in 123D and test printed in polyflex on an Ultimaker 2+ This model is now 34 years old, as are the original tyres. As such they are cracking and have a flat spot. Grab a copy here: http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:1480981 This model still needs new differential gears […]

3D Printing

3D Printing

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Many years ago I models some gears for my Kyosho Spider EP – I had those printed at Shapways. Now 3D printers are accessible to the hobbist I thought I’d have a go and also provide the files for all. Now published on http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:1436023 Will need to experiment a bit more with settings to get […]

Saab 105 / SK60

Saab ducts

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Had some trouble with the ducts – I couldn’t get them to follow the holes properly and then I had the plastic crack. To that end I took the ducts back out for take 2. Back ducts are looking Ok (not glued yet). Had to cut a bit different to allow for my outrunner power […]

Saab 105 / SK60

Twin 50mm EDF wemotec / wicked rc test run

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After completing the dynamic balancing on both fans using an old iPhone 3G with Vibration and following a very handy guide on RCGroups I’ve done a test run using the new packs (65C 2250mah – 146.2 amps continuous)  with both motors running a mix of full throttle and half throttle: [yt]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rxu8RF7eAfs[/yt] Before dynamic balancing (on […]

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Zyma ‘alloy shark’ test after repair

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[yt]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zvh5l2z5OAI[/yt] A repair project – filled the battery, stuck the stab on and sanded down the broken rotor – its kinda files but you need to hold quite a lot stick to keep it going straightish – not sure is this is a native flight characteristic or as a result of previous damage!