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TRON Lightcycle by Boddaker

TRON Lightcycle by Boddaker

Project Log: Here

Boddaker has been beavering away on a number of projects recently, and has some spectacular mods to his name such as Battlestar Galactica and Neptune's Trident. His current TRON-inspired project is being built as an entry for Cooler Master's modding competition, and it looks as though he's off to a very good start.

Mod of the Month March 2011 TRON Lightcycle by Boddaker Mod of the Month March 2011 TRON Lightcycle by Boddaker

The Lightcycle-themed project caused quite a stir in our forum, with TRON always proving to be a popular theme for projects. Even more surprising is the size of the project - seen here in SketchUp next to what appears to be a Cosmos S case. It's certainly not small. We also get a view of where the hardware will be installed inside the case.

Mod of the Month March 2011 TRON Lightcycle by Boddaker Mod of the Month March 2011 TRON Lightcycle by Boddaker

Boddaker started by making a half-size mock-up of the project out of cardboard. However, various sections of the finished product will be cut out of acrylic, as you can see on the right.

Mod of the Month March 2011 TRON Lightcycle by Boddaker Mod of the Month March 2011 TRON Lightcycle by Boddaker

The components were quickly assembled in a test-fit, which looks very promising indeed. The acrylic doesn't make up all of the bike, though, and Boddaker is already working on making the fenders.

Mod of the Month March 2011 TRON Lightcycle by Boddaker Mod of the Month March 2011 TRON Lightcycle by Boddaker

The fenders were fashioned into shape using foam, which was then coated in Plasti-Paste II (a casting liquid). This provided a solid object to work with once the Plasti-Paste II had dried, and the shaping foam was removed. These parts need to be smoothed and cut to shape, but we can already see how they'll fit to the bike.

If his previous projects are anything to go by, Boddaker's project is set to become immensely cool over coming weeks, so make sure you head over to his project log at regular intervals. You can vote for three projects this month, and if TRON Lightcycle is one of your favourites, head over to our forum to vote for it.