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Old 7th July 2020, 07:55
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Originally Posted by redratbike View Post
Some race car panels are thin fibreglass with balsa wood strengthening would keep it light

You have me thinking about a project

Have you ever heard of these people ?

https://www.miromax.lt/en/m-6/c-26/c...5__bonus#tog80
Thanks - yes I looked at miromax a little while back when I was helping a 3D printing company who have been working on a carbon re-inforced 3D printed chassis and were looking at electric rickshaw models for comparison on power needs.

I had thought about balsa strengthening but wasnít sure it would be strong enough.

Funnily enough this popped up on eBay last night ... think itís marine or aircraft ply based. Iíve asked the seller what the weight is roughly of the shell...

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/133457921376

And then I found this ... seems itís aluminium sheet over a frame ....

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/184354556577

Starting a trend :-)
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