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Old 23-12-2016
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Yes & it had some nice ideas in it.
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Old 29-12-2016
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Would it not be more of a viable option now with 3d printing coming along like it has? The rc world needs some new ideas throwing into the mix.
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Would it not be more of a viable option now with 3d printing coming along like it has? The rc world needs some new ideas throwing into the mix.
Not really..... since there was a fair amount of aluminium and carbon parts in the construction of the car.
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did anybody ever see the layout of the car. ?
2010 prototype down the page
http://www.petitrc.com/index.php?/fo...ry-x7-new-4wd/
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No, that was the X57 (half X5 half X7) that Ellis played with.

I have that car with me too (or what's left of it) as well as the X7 both in my office ....
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No, that was the X57 (half X5 half X7) that Ellis played with.
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Not really..... since there was a fair amount of aluminium and carbon parts in the construction of the car.
I thought the main limiting factor was the cost of getting moulds made for all the plastic parts? Real shame. Still I guess the ideas will gradually work their way in.
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Is this still in development or on the back burner?
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This project ended quite some time ago sadly. Funding was just never there for it.

It is such a shame since the prototype that belonged to Ellis sits in my office currently and each time I see new 4wds coming out I see many significant features that were on the X7 proto that goes to show just how far ahead of its time it really was ...

I wonder if X-Factory would ever allow us to sell this piece if iconic history.....
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I wonder if X-Factory would ever allow us to sell this piece if iconic history.....
OR at least let you share pictures and the ideas behind it
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+1 on what Mike said!
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Don't think that will be allowed to happen sadly...
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