Popular Post Flygonial Posted May 25 Popular Post Share Posted May 25 Currently, I just have the design hosted on Printables, might also push it to GitHub for the sake of it. I had the Flexi-Feet Grizzla-a-likes printed at first with a minor modification I made in Tinkercad to add jump-inserts. I didn't quite make these as large of a part of the cross-section as I should have and as a result they didn't do enough to add to the rigidity. Furthermore, I would find that the rear pads had a small chance of getting unstuck during hard braking and this prompted me to look into designing my own pads. I wanted to design a unibody piece at first (which would guarantee no problems with velcro unsticking) but my printer (a Prusa Mini) was far too small for this. In fact, I had to print the front Flexi-Feet pad at 90% scale. As a result, I decided to look into making my design three separate pads altogether. As I had heard complaints from some of my friends that many dedicated jump-pads available were too small to get enough contact area to feel secure, I knew I needed mine to have a generous amount of area. Besides that, I just took some notes from how certain designs such as NyloNove have the actual pad itself situated off-center, letting you put your pads farther out to get more lean while ensuring much of it is still stuck onto your wheel. After a few prints and reprints, I scaled back the size of each pad and the geometry of them should ensure that you're able to get both a loose and relaxed fit depending on your preferences. Definitely will not fit on a small wheel, but the design is reasonably parametric so a larger or smaller version can be released too. Source files included and feel free to modify however you see fit. Finally, as a finishing touch I took notes from the "memorizers" that are on the Grizzla Flows and added reference notches to these pads for storage or transport. The pictured pads aren't the most updated versions and I personally only have a need to use them on the jump pads anyways. I've been pretty happy about them in my own use. The extra rigidity on jumps is nice and they feel firmly stuck. The very far forward position compensates for how high the front pad needs to be installed and is enough for me to overpower the S22 if I really tried. The rear pads don't crackle as much when braking hard (from the velcro) and so far I haven't even come close to getting them to unstick. Probably not the most innovative or ergonomic pads out there, but they're accessible to print (will fit on all printers >160x160mm, and a bit smaller if you scale down the front pad) and put together (no hardware needed). At the end of the day, I designed these mostly for myself and if any of y'all get use out of them I'd be happy too. As far as the license goes, I don't have any plans to turn a profit off these and they're free game for anyone to make or modify themselves. 4 2 2 Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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