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    SVGRS Clinics & Workshops
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    USAT F3 build
    Dave Stubbs said:
    Hi Eric, have you ever thought about 3d printing a speaker enclosure for the frs 7 that would mount to the tank with the 3 screw. I think the speaker would sound much better and have far less flutter.  
    It's a little too tall. ...  more
    USAT F3 build
    Hi Eric, have you ever thought about 3d printing a speaker enclosure for the frs 7 that would mount to the tank with the 3 screw. I think the speaker would sound much better and have far less flutter.  
    Hale & Norcross
    I agree, Forrest. For me at least, your impression is spot on. If not for 3D printing, I don't know whether I'd have tackled some of these details. Ditto for 2d cutting. Or, at least I'd have punted to a much later day, when I might have better manual ski...  more
    Hale & Norcross
    3D printing has added much to the hobby.
    Is it a correct impression that hobbyists in general are always on the lookout for new tech with which to add capabilities to their hobbies?
    1:25 Cathedral
    I just spoke with the man, and regarding rhe cathedral,  38 people spent 14 months creating it. No castings or 3d printing, all carved by hand from large polyurethane block. Windows are printed photos of the real thing, behind glass. 
     And ...  more
    GLX SCALE MODELS - 3d printing
    Yes, I have to agree with Fred. Gilbert made some roller bearing end caps for my Arisocraft roller bearing trucks, I had lost one of the caps. The replacement cap Gilbert made is identical to the Aristo ones, and worked flawlessly.
     
    And yes, Gilbert...  more
    GLX SCALE MODELS - 3d printing
      "EGADSZOOKS"...Gilbert, you done good...
      I hadn't looked at Gilbert's web page for quite a while, but with some spare minutes this morning, I browsed it.
         I knew he had added some new parts, but had no idea, of the ex...  more
    A 3d BIrthday
    John,
     
    I have been sitting on the sidelines on this forum for quite some time, but thought i would share a few points on 3D printing I have learned.
    I looked at 3D printers for about a year and the thought of buying a printer for a couple hundred bu...  more
    GLX SCALE MODELS - 3d printing
    Thanks to Henk Vanzijl and our Father Fred ( Fred Mills ) of the OVGRS, I have been busy copying parts from a 0-4-0 Switcher. This has made a great number of new listings for replacement parts on my website. This latest session started with a request from...  more