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Lotus F1 rig made from MDF and 8020

Discussion in 'Sim Racing Hardware' started by nicka117, Feb 24, 2016.

  1. nicka117

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  2. nicka117

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  6. James Robertson

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    Brilliant work :)
     
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  7. James Robertson

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    I was just wondering what material you used to create the seat and the method.

    Thanks

    James
     
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  8. Colin Knowles

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    Awesome build. Thanks for sharing.

    #mindboggled :geek:
     
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  9. Peter Hooper

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    Brilliant rig. Love it... thinks I'll have to remodel my desk setup lol
     
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  10. Moxley6969

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    Appears to be the Foam beads and Resin technique.

    Bag of Special foam beads....add special resin...Mix till evenly coated then start the shaping process by Sitting in the seat and pushing the foam in the shape you want. You'll needs a rough frame to be sitting in as Nika build with the MDF base.

    If you google how do F1 driver's get a seat made, there's even a "How its made" episode that covers a Indy driver getting a seat made.


    found it for ya

     
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  11. nicka117

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    Actually, the foam bead and resin method is more expensive than what I did. I just used 2-part Polyurethane Foam 2lbs Density per Cubic Ft. About $70 worth of mixture.

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  12. Colin Knowles

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    Mighty Impressive:inlove:

    Deserves its own article on Home page with more words from the talented maker.
     
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  13. nicka117

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    Nice of you to say Colin, thanks!
     
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  14. Peter Hooper

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    That's just amazing, superb job!!
     
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  15. Mr Latte

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    Superb, the work you put into this really shows.
    Really like the big kid fun factor of it all.
     
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  16. Marcel Kleene

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    Wow...very impressive...really nice and complete......but Pastor Maldonado...thanks god it's only a simulator....would be a shame to crash this beauty.... :)
     
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