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Re: 3D-printing

Postby Malibu » Wed May 31, 2017 11:26 am

GHOSTHUNTER wrote: am still learning about what can be 3D printed, but I was wondering if clear items can be done such as replacement glazing units. If yes, how clear are they and do they require a lot of refinishing and polishing to make them usable inside models such as the Matchbox, Corgi and Dinky etc.


I heard they are working on printed optical lenses it but it will need some time and I do not have a idea about prices.
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Re: 3D-printing

Postby Idris » Wed May 31, 2017 12:46 pm

Malibu wrote:
GHOSTHUNTER wrote: am still learning about what can be 3D printed, but I was wondering if clear items can be done such as replacement glazing units. If yes, how clear are they and do they require a lot of refinishing and polishing to make them usable inside models such as the Matchbox, Corgi and Dinky etc.


I heard they are working on printed optical lenses it but it will need some time and I do not have a idea about prices.


Article about 3D-printing glass here.
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Re: 3D-printing

Postby Malibu » Fri Jun 09, 2017 3:24 pm

A few weeks ago I bought this junk model because I thought I could use the tires and axles.
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But then I decided to make something out of it.
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Together with the other Foden trucks.
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Joe, the Labels where made bevor you gave me your tips how to make them better.
Perhaps I´ll replace them once.

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Re: 3D-printing

Postby GHOSTHUNTER » Fri Jun 09, 2017 6:28 pm

A brilliant transformation Stephan and because you have posted here, I assume the tank section is a 3D printed part. Very nicely finished.

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Re: 3D-printing

Postby Malibu » Fri Jun 09, 2017 7:49 pm

Thanks Kevin and yes I forgot to write that the tank section is printed.

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Re: 3D-printing

Postby paelzermaen » Fri Jun 09, 2017 8:41 pm

Wow, that's a great tanker! Superp work.
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Re: 3D-printing

Postby motorman » Fri Jun 09, 2017 11:16 pm

paelzermaen wrote:Wow, that's a great tanker! Superp work.


I agree, very good transformation.
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