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    • August 14, 2019 5:00 PM EDT
      • Tommarp, Sweden
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      3D printing turnout parts

      Time for a little experiment.

      I have some tight radius G scale Aristocraft turnouts that my steamers cant go thru.

      So, instead of buying or handlaying new turnouts, I will try to rebuild them into #5's instead.

      I used Fusion 360 to CAD design a new frog and the surrounding ties.

      It will be 3D printed in ABS+ on my trusty old Wanhao Duplicator 4S.

      Then I can use the points and just alter the radius on the rails.

    • August 14, 2019 5:19 PM EDT
      • People's Republic Of Maryland, USA
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      Sounds very interesting Mikael. Please post pics and reports on your progress!

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