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Skateboard Trucks

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Skateboard Trucks by barspin Oct 2, 2017
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NOTE: This is a concept model used for testing and a show model. Never ever use these as a replacement for the real thing! If you decide to try them out, be careful and use proper safety gear. Use at own risk.

This was a weekend project i did for fun and to get my mind of some other projects for a while.

I have printed both the Base and hanger aswell as the bushings. The skaterboard is a cheap one that i took the measurements form and used the existing screws, nuts and washers. There´s also a 195mm long M8 threaded rod that all the way thru that holds the wheel and basically the entire design is highly dependet on this rod. I have tried to take a differnt approach in regards of the orientation but you can print it anyway you like using support.
This one is printed in thick layers of Carbon Fiber infused Nylon with a high level of infill. Even though the CF will stabilize the "hanger" to a certain degree. Exposed to a high impact the Nylon will flex and the steel rod will most likely bend.

Full story available on my Patreon page.

Anyway great fun as a concept model project.

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This should be sent to Braile Skateboard on YouTube for their you build it, we skate it segment.

I´ll try to get around to do that! =)

Nice work Daniel, thanks for sharing! Now I just need to union this with my motor mount designs to have a fully 3D printed electric longboard trucks

Never wax a ledge again!

it would be great if you joined the skateboard group and added it to their list of things.

Also consider heat treating the axle - I find the regular threaded rod is not hard enough and bends after only a short time. I mean red heat and quench in oil.

Cheers...

I gotta see a video of these in action.

Was it printed at 100% infill?

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