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January 3, 2013 AT 6:00 am

Prowler: 3D printed custom remote controlled car #3dthursday

Awesome project to tear down an existing RC car and build up a custom from the stripped components, via 3ders.org:

Prowler is a custom remote controlled car designed Utype-design.

It features 3 wheels, rear wheel drive, front wheels and mid-body suspension.

All parts of the car were modeled in Solidworks and then 3D printed with FDM 3D printer, except for: the motor, servo, radio receiver, battery, suspension, rubber tires, front wheels, screws, and wires.

The 3D printed parts were then sanded and painted by hand. Watch the video below Prowler in action.

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