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Air propelled Car

by DocTatur, published

Air propelled Car by DocTatur Sep 17, 2012

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A simple balloon powered jet car designed with Solidworks and builded with a Replicator (1.75 filament, 0.4 nozzle)

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Hi DocTatur.
Can you post solidpart made in solidworks?
i printed one and well, i forgot support
Hi,

yes with support :)

cheers

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Instructions

built four weels, four axes (A.STL), four hat ( which should be put at the axes end) and one car and your done !

use low infill ( I use 0.17) for the car to improve thrust-to-weight ratio :)

put a little balloon on the top tube, blow in the rear opening to inflate it and ...fire !



Hi DocTatur.
Can you post solidpart made in solidworks?
i printed one and well, i forgot support
Im confused. How can you print the axle with the right angle that it has? Do you guys use support material to build it?
Hi,

yes with support :)

cheers
Use punching bag balloons as a replacement for all balloon powered vehicles for more power.
Hahaha this is so cool, very nice!
;) thanks !
 Hi ! thanks :)
well about the "launch", I used to pinch the base of the balloon , put the car in place and release it. No need for blocking the opening, even if it was my first thought when I conceive it.
If you want and if you have solidworks I can post the file so you can modify it ?
Glad  you made one , It look great in green !
Cheers
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