Turtle Shell Racers promoting 3D printing in the real world.

If people do know what 3D printing is they often think that all the machines are good for are for printing trinkets like little whistles, working wrenches or paper weights. But a Designeer at Makerbot has made available on Thingiverse all the parts you need to print your own Turtle Shell Racer!

Shells-700x525

The Turtle Shell Racer reuses the electronic parts from other RC cars but all the structural parts can be printed including the Gears and wheel hubs. It demonstrates that real world solutions can be created with 3D printers that you can buy right now.
Not convinced? I’d like to see you sculpting a Turtle Shell Racer out of block of wood!

Read more here: LINK

Download the 3D files from Thingiverse here: LINK

How to salvage the RC parts for the Turtle: LINK

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s