Velox Update: Got one!
I sent this as an email to those waiting a week ago, but just discovered this formal update was saved as a draft instead of posting -- I was heavily... Read more
Much overdue doesn't do justice to overdue ...
Big Velox / Coyote update scheduled for today will have to wait until tomorrow. Sorry, I have the flu. It's a mixed report, but trust me: Our Sales Manager Lindsey... Read more
I know ...
The foam molds were to be cut on May 31st, which was what prompted my update in late April. But the company doing them put me off... Read more
Production Model Velox!
This is a production model Velox, serial no. 1, minus the foam guts.
I finished installing the hardware on Friday about 7:20 PM, and I honestly can't keep... Read more
Velox & Coyote Update -- Almost there!
Sorry about going AWOL for a bit there -- I have mostly good news for everyone. I'll start with the problems we solved and it gets better from... Read more
New Year's (Up)date
I hope your New Year's Eve was grand, and if you played a gig, I hope the check from the casino cleared!
We're very excited for the new year to... Read more
Closer ... to chocolatey Velox goodness!
Things are moving forward. And yes, at a snail's pace -- no one feels this more than I do!
The shells were taking me 12 hours of labor to build,... Read more
Mmmmmmm ... eye candy!
I changed my ITG flight last Wed to try to get a part done, and came within 2 hours. Got it in the oven at 4 PM, flight left at... Read more
Sweet sounds of a mold release!
This is actually a pretty cool sound. Every molecule of the high temp surface coat wants desperately to bind with something during the primary cure cycle (doesn't everyone, really?), and... Read more
Velox Update 5/11/16
This update and product is definitely overdue, but a big milestone is about to occur!
I’ve been losing sleep on this thing for quite a few weeks, but I know... Read more
Last chance to change addresses!
The CNC cut is done! I won't have my hands on it until Monday or Tuesday, but I'll take some shots to post in an update some time next week.... Read more
New, short progress video!
Here is a short, narrated video with shots of the honeycomb core we'll be using, as well as our industrial freezer set up and the giant oven. Scroll down to... Read more
CNC Cut this week! Update w 4X jpg.
About a month ago, the scanner guys came, and the scanner guys went ... but they missed a surface! We sent the part overnight to them, they scanned again, and... Read more
Scan is DONE! Quick update.
Velox update: 3D scan done yesterday, waiting for 3D image to be assembled by this cutting edge crew that came to visit us again. I made a new universal shape... Read more
Velox Update and other notes
We've made some parts, and they are completely usable and would work, but, being from German stock :), I'm honestly too picky for my own good: I don't think they... Read more
Final Velox Prototype Photo
We're funded! Thanks to everyone who helped out -- truly. This is a photo of the final Volpe's Velox™ prototype, and we've got everything we need for production. We're going... Read more