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Old 09-10-2017, 06:17 AM
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Originally Posted by JatoTheRipper
These are so, so awesome!!!
Thanks Jato, more to come soon since i bought lots of base platform for next kit projects.
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Work in progress: 1:24 scale classic TAMIYA NISSAN KING CAB

Scratch build 3d model a TAMIYA NISSAN KING CAB using old 3d program and today completed almost 12 hours of 3d printing on my 3d printer using ABS filament.
The raw printed model is a bit rough on the surface due to cheap china ABS plastic filament that hardly melt properly but still fixable via lots of sand paper work to smoothen the surface. The 1:24 scale will fit on WL-TOYS A212 chassis which almost have similar width layout like the replica TAMIYA Nissan King Cab. Will keep you guys updated soon. I still need to remodel a 3D meshes of replica wheels to match the replica appearance.

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Old 09-11-2017, 12:15 PM
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Old 09-12-2017, 01:18 AM
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Originally Posted by Tamiyadan
i was working on a 72 chevy and kinda got frustrated and stopped.


Great job on the 3d printing projects. Btw don't stop on 72 Chevy those are sweet classic to put on. Btw are those tires printed on rubber like filament?
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Old 09-13-2017, 06:09 PM
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Found the place you mentioned about the ninjaflex filament supplier (ninjatek.com). Wow! 20~40 hours like 2 days. I always ended up printing halfway unfinished after 8 hours due to overheating extruder and printing bed causing error and half to reprint the whole thing again, my 3d printer is PP3DP UP model. Btw hows the rubber tire held up on dirt tracks and tarmac? Does it worn out slowly like normal rubber? Btw nice 3d printed autobot model, is that on TPU filament..looks shiny.


Btw some progress on 3d printed TAMIYA NISSAN KING CAB kit for 1:24, finished sanding and also do some paint filling/patching on the surface, Next will do another paper sanding again to smoothen the paint before putting another layer of paint for final touchup. Hopefully completed by this Thursday along with replica 3d printed wheelsets.

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Originally Posted by Tamiyadan
yup that is them, that TPU is the current best on the market. Makergeeks sells something like it and it is Garbage compared to ninjaflex.

so far wears like you expect shore 80A rubber to wear on pavement. tires have been decent offroad, nothing is going to be as good as normal r/c tire. however you can also make a mould of the tire you want and pour RTV and make your own tires just as good. hopefully as the years go by better TPU will come on the market. ninjaflex is too stiff to make a really good tire that sticks but it works well.

longest i did was 78 hours on a print.

bed errors are usually because the cooling fan is too high causing a thermal runaway to trip. if you can't run the fan then lower the extruder temps.

errors on the extruder side are more difficult as the cooling might not be keeping up. or issues with the type of heat break.

there were bugs with older firmware also causing thermal shutdowns.


the autobot model is hatchbox PLA.
Ordered the TPU but more likely for short run on the 3d printed tires and for showcases.



Completed! TAMIYA NISSAN KING CAB.
After weeks of hard work the 3d printed 1:24 scale vintage 1989 TAMIYA NISSAN KING CAB kit completed. Today completed touch up some minor paint works and stickers. 3D printing file for this kit including actual replica TAMIYA KING CAB wheels (not shown) will be available available for download at my website next week.

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Free download: 3d printed 1:24 scale vintage TAMIYA NISSAN KING CAB kit for WL-Toys A212 now available.
As promised today i've released the 3d printed vintage TAMIYA NISSAN KING CAB kit for 1:24 scale WL-Toys A212 platform and also compatible to any 1:24 scale truck platform which you can download at my webpage. The kit comes with 2x part truck body and wheels all in *.STL file format, the zip file also contain A4 size decal sheet for to print the decals fit nicely for 1:24 scale. Hope you enjoy 3d print and building have your very own nostalgic classic TAMIYA truck.

Download link: https://www.supermotoxl.com/real-obj...r-wl-toys-a212

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3d print project replica 1984 TAMIYA GRASSHOPPER
Here's my 5th replica TAMIYA project for 1:24 scale: The GRASSHOPPER. It took me about less than 24 hours to 3d model from scratch via Z-modeler. The kit designed for SUBOTECH 4WD platform but unlike the previous 3d print project i tricked out the front wheels to match the 2WD looks on 4WD drivetrains platform. So today i've completed the 3d model works an in another 24 hours later will start to do some 3d printing works. Hopefully i have enough spare ABS filament material to complete the printing since most already wasted on NISSAN KING CAB. Will keep you guys updated.

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3D print project completed! 1984 TAMIYA GRASSHOPPER
Just completed hours ago, my 5th 3d printed classic vintage TAMIYA GRASSHOPPER kit project was a success and looks sweet! 3D printed file (*.STL) be available for free download soon at my website.

















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Originally Posted by st_dragn_wagen
some super cool stuff here. but that Nissan is absolutely awesome!
really digging the monster truck to
Thanks st_dragn_wagen, my ultimate dream was to build a classic TAMIYA SUBARU MUDBLASTER monster truck but still looking for the right platform to mount the conversion kit.


Oh btw for the GRASSHOPPER you can download the 3d print file now.


Free download 3d print project: 1:24 scale 1984 TAMIYA GRASSHOPPER
Alright! I've completed my 3d model design and 3d print the model, i've published the 3d print file (*.STL) and also attached decals in zip file where you can download it for free at my website. (https://www.supermotoxl.com/real-obj...t-for-subotech) and also at Thingiverse website. Recomended to print it using ABS filament material with atleast 0.2mm printing resolution and don't forget to read the instruction first. Hope you guys enjoy my work and 3d print this classic 80's R/C off-road buggies. Next i'm off for another new 3d project. See you soon.

Download link: https://www.supermotoxl.com/real-obj...t-for-subotech

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Awesome thread! Well done OP!
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