J Mako /24
J Mako /24
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This most ambitious sculpture captures 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 Grand Prix cars as listed below.
Sculpture limited to twenty four pieces plus two artists proofs.
Body: Carbon fibre 2 x 2 twill 200 gsm 2.4 mm thick, with clear coating.
Nostrils: Floor stay pivot cap titanium, Honda part number 080 D02 1003
Teeth: Three layers 0.5 mm photo etched stainless steel.
Fins and tail: CAD designed and five axis machined on a Haas 4SS from 30 series aluminium.
Caudal keels: 3D printed CAD designed coated ABS.
Vent: -2 bolt on 90° titanium hydraulic fitting.
Gills: Laser scanned rear wing end plate, aero vents.
Eyes: Modified fuel tank flap valve plugs, NS4 aluminium.
Exhausts: Inconel stainless steel hydraulic cooler pipes cut down and coated.
Mounting base and rod: A Section of FIA legality underfloor ‘plank’ from Sahara Force India F1 team, part number 13 J23 0051 01 with rear torsion bar from the Sahara Force India F1 team part no. 11JO6-00082V71.
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.
Weight: 2 kg.