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#1 Cheater

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Posted 22 February 2015 - 10:53 AM

The new 3D printed slot car chassis designed by Steve Grider of Rapid_Slot, and to be distributed by Tracy Brown's Go Fast Products, is getting some play in the 3D printing world. The website forum 3DPrint.com published a nice item on the new chassis along with info on the slot car hobby last Friday.

Go Fast Products Uses 3D Printing to Build High-Tech Slot Car Chassis

 

 

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Posted 22 February 2015 - 11:21 AM

OK,

 

Now I see where the added weight goes. Very cool idea.

 

May have to get one just to add to my other plastic chassis cars.


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Posted 22 February 2015 - 01:57 PM

This is the future. I would like to see this technology applied to a cost effective replacement chassis for FCR racing... Or is that what this is?



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Posted 22 February 2015 - 03:24 PM

Thanks!

 

This wasn't really developed to be an FCR alternative. With it's current design It's a bit wide to accommodate a hard body (just lexan), if there's a demand I can offer another version with revised side pans.   


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Posted 22 February 2015 - 04:56 PM

Where does one find a weight for this chassis?

 

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Posted 22 February 2015 - 05:25 PM

Steve ran one of these chassis last week in our fun race at Chicagoland Raceway. He ran it with a retro

body in the Can-Am group and finished very respectfully. As I recall he beat me, and was fourth or something

like that. The proof is in the pudding, even at this early stage of tuning, the car is competitive with brass cars.



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Posted 22 February 2015 - 09:34 PM

Where does one find a weight for this chassis?
 
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I will be selling the weights also Steve is working on a new design that's a little lighter
Thanks for asking
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