Santa visited

2016-01-13By Paul.BullerPrototype

It feels like Christmas time. I spent the afternoon opening boxes and pulling out pieces for the Alpha prototype. It is now officially under construction! See the photo below. [I put a few more pictures at our Instagram account. More to follow as assembly continues.] But there is good news and there is bad news. Bad … Read More

CFD analysis of RazerLift wind resistance

2016-01-08By Paul.BullerAnalysis & Testing

The question of wind resistance caused by the RazerLift (without any cargo) comes up every now and then. The RazerLift is likely to be kept on the vehicle even when it is not in use so how much of an impact on the fuel consumption can users expect as a result of keeping the RazerLift installed? … Read More

Test bench

2016-01-04By Paul.BullerPrototype

This isn’t super exciting for most people, but it kind of is for me. My dad and uncle built a magnificent test bench for the RazerLift. Picture is below. As I blogged earlier, parts are starting to arrive, and they will arrive in earnest in the coming weeks. The prototype should be operational by the end of … Read More

Parts are arriving!

2015-12-22By Paul.BullerPrototype

Tangent Design Engineering Services has been working hard on product design, and we made the decision to start ordering parts and build some Alpha prototypes. The first main components have arrived! The image below is of the primary structural members from which the Alpha prototypes will be built. Aluminum extrusions If you take a close look you’ll notice … Read More