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Old 10-28-2017, 09:17 AM
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I've been noticing how many of the 82 series are missing their grill emblem, and wondered what kind of replica I could make on my 3D printer. So, took the original off my 782, drew it up in SolidWorks, and printed using ABS plastic. A bit of chrome in a can and what I'm sure are the incorrect shades of red and black out of a rattle can and here's what I've got. It's not nearly as shiny as the original factory chromed piece (on left in picture), but for a utilitarian piece, I thought not bad.
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Old 10-28-2017, 09:35 AM
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It looks great!
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Thats way too freaking cool!
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Old 10-28-2017, 10:32 AM
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I'm impressed
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Old 10-28-2017, 11:29 AM
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Very nice job, I notice a lot of the hood ornaments are missing on them too
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I bet you could sell a bunch of those. If you don't mind me asking, how much does it cost to do something like that?
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Thanks all! Compliments coming from the likes of you guys with some of the work that you all have posted means a lot!

As for the cost...the actual material doesn’t cost much for the finished product, just a buck or two. The real costs add up though, just as with most any other fabrication job, in the setup and trial and error processes involved. The printing of one of these probably took a couple hours of machine time too. It’s one of those things like most hobbies (including Cub Cadets) that the cost often times is more than the worth of the finished product.
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That's awesome!!!!
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Looks good.
I know the 3D printing is big in the RC world. Amazing what can be done.
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I think it looks great!

I also strongly suggest you make more to sell. I'm certain you will make money off them.

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