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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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Re: 3D-printing

Postby Malibu » Sat Aug 26, 2017 12:30 pm

Hi,

today I received a parcel with spareparts from modelcarparts.
Now I was able to fit out the trailer for this Scammel tractor with wheels.
The chassis of the trailer is made by 3D-printing.
The axle´s are made of nails.

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Re: 3D-printing

Postby GHOSTHUNTER » Sat Aug 26, 2017 1:35 pm

Superb Truck and trailer pairing. The colours are perfect for this sort of subject making it look very heavy. Wouldn't want to get stuck behind that in the High Street on cold wet Monday morning while going to work... :D

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Re: 3D-printing

Postby Tinman » Sat Aug 26, 2017 3:38 pm

Love it!
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