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OpenRC 1:10 RC Differential

by barspin, published

OpenRC 1:10 RC Differential by barspin Nov 20, 2012

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Description

Inspired by Thing-O-Fun's "Functional Differential Gear System" I decided i should make one for my RC car. So i did.

I scaled down the gears from the above mentioned Thing, and designed the rest of the parts in my favourite cad software.

And it works surprisingly well, my car is 4WD so i have two of these in the car right now!

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brilliant design! I have just printed two bevel gears and they are awesome!!

Nice work. From your last photo I guess you got more printed parts on your car. I hope you are going to release that too :-)

That is a superb bit of plastic engineering. 

I love it.

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Instructions

The parts may have some adjustments done to fit the settings of my printer so you might have to do some adjustments of your own to make it fit correctly.

The "Side Gear Axle" is made of 3mm stainless steel.

Other than that check out the exploded view PDF to see how it´s assembled.

I made this as an experiment so you should consider it as beeing such a thing.

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guibot on Jan 23, 2013 said:

brilliant design! I have just printed two bevel gears and they are awesome!!

skobalczyk on Dec 1, 2012 said:

Nice work. From your last photo I guess you got more printed parts on your car. I hope you are going to release that too :-)

pintokitkat on Nov 22, 2012 said:

That is a superb bit of plastic engineering. 

I love it.

stienman on Nov 21, 2012 said:

Excited to see OpenRC!  Looking forward to more releases!

Bracken on Nov 21, 2012 said:

Open RC, that looks fun, I'm testing some wheels at the moment: https://plus.google.com/117720...

chaleg on Nov 21, 2012 said:

I made one this morning and it works well.

barspin on Nov 21, 2012 said:

Awesome! Would you mind posting a picture? :-)

indieflow on Nov 20, 2012 said:

Brilliant design! From the photo your car looks heavily 3D printed so any chance of releasing the car designs as well!

barspin on Nov 20, 2012 said:

Thanks! Well your right and it´s my intention to do so but i´m gonna hold that one for a bit though. ;-) I have more stuff coming from my "Open RC" project later...

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