bespoke j mako /1
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If you would like to commission your own bespoke J Mako Shark based on something that is close to your heart or you have a unique design of your own then get in touch and we will help to turn your idea into a sculpture as unique as you are.
This most ambitious sculpture captures the racing-look of the fastest shark in our oceans.
All juvenile Mako sharks are exact smaller versions of their parents. The j mako is half the size of the original racing mako sculpture.
Selected parts and materials used in this sculpture are from modern F1 Grand Prix cars as listed below.
Sculpture limited to one unique piece.
Body: Carbon fibre 2 x 2 twill 200 gsm 2.4 mm thick, with clear coating and Shark Trust livery.
Nostrils: Floor stay pivot cap titanium, Honda part number 080 D02 1003.
Teeth: Three layer 0.5 mm stainless steel, photo etched.
Fins and tail: CAD designed and machined on a five axis Haas 4SS from 30 aluminium.
Caudal keels: 3D printed CAD designed coated ABS.
Vent: -2 bolt on 90° titanium fitting.
Gills: Laser scanned rear wing end plate, aero vents.
Eyes: Modified fuel tank flap valve plugs, NS4 aluminium.
Exhausts: #1 and #5 Inconel stainless steel hydraulic cooler pipes cut down and coated.
Mounting: Carbon wave base, blue tinted, with torsion bar from rear suspension of Sahara Force India F1 team part number 11J060081V71 with ball mounting joint.
Mounting methods: Suspended with 1mm braided stainless steel cable or desk mounted as above.
Dimensions: L 1200 mm W 400 mm H 400 mm unmounted.