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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 ?
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 wasn’t sure it would be strong enough.

Funnily enough this popped up on eBay last night ... think it’s marine or aircraft ply based. I’ve asked the seller what the weight is roughly of the shell...

And then I found this ... seems it’s aluminium sheet over a frame ....

Starting a trend :-)
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