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Asgard STbody

Discussion in 'General Large Scale RC' started by phatdad, Apr 7, 2007.

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  1. phatdad

    phatdad Active Member

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    Anyone no the length and width.Also need aprox distance for wheel centers on body.I would like to mod this to my baja.
    Thanks for your time.
     
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    approx 30.75"l x 16.5w at rear fenders and 20" for the wheel centers
     
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    That is the one we tried to make work. But its about 3" too short on the wheelbase. I finally gave up and did the CF body.
     
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    thanks i almost bought one,glad i asked first.When are you going to make that body in lexan ????
     
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    About 2 more weeks to get the mold done, then we have to negotiate with the lexan former to use a home made mold.

    He wanted $6K to make an aluminum mold, so we are trying a different kind of mold. If he can use that, we are in business. If he thinks its crap, then we have to re-think the lexan.

    Unless you guys want to spend $150 on bodies like the FG guys??
     
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    if he wont do it check with some of the small boat builders that form abs boats.
     
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    I'm debating on making my own Vacuum forming machine. Just need some place to store it. My garage is packed already.
     
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    Rob, what are you making the mold out of, i'm building a mold for my CF guy up here to make me a Race runner body.
     
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    I don't know how they make molds, I just furnish the dollar bills. i know its not aluminum, maybe wood? We used to use Mahogany on our low budget molds at the Celphone company. Did you ever see teh fake tree cel sites? We made all those molds out of mahogony. Workd great for this type of volume.
     
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    That is not a bad idea, my CF guy told me to use Spray foam to start, and make a Plaster paris mold after that.
     
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    No, the plaster of paris will be too rough, and transfer the roughness to the lexan. That will be alot of work to get it smooth enough. Devcon makes some good stuff to use as well.
     
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    what about making the design in foam and then coat in fiberglass to use as the mold.