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    Cast Resin Frogs and points?
    Thanks Ken. Sounds like it might be a no go then for me as two of the three frogs are in direct sunlight.
     
    Humm I don't think I want to learn metal casting yet. I bet it will be more expensive to have Shapeways or another 3D printing service print t...  more
    Experiments in 3d printing
    I agree Korm. How about some nice paint and pinstripes...
    Experiments in 3d printing
    helping with the thread resurrection:
     
    Bob, i don't think, the wheel should be weathered.
    who in his right mind would transport old flywheels?
    Experiments in 3d printing
    Bob McCown said:
    Flywheel painted.  needs a bit of weathering, but its just about done.
     
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    Getting started with CNC routing
    That is impressive. Can you elaborate on bits, speeds and software and such that you used to make that?  Also any of those Youtube links you have found useful.  I have mostly been cutting out flat parts and leaving the detail to 3d printing.&nbs...  more
    Getting started with CNC routing
    While 3d Printing has a certain attraction, I think I might get more use from 3d routing, then branch off into 3d printing, most likely farming those tasks out to the likes of Jawstec for the final product.
    Where to begin? I reached out to Cliff Jennings,...  more
    TP56 Shunter Kitbash
    Rooster said:
    Dan,
      I ain't 3d printing anything but I sure enjoyed the website! It's a neat loco that really caught my eye. I'm (assuming) you fixed the pivot on the USA motor block and would like to see the bottom of the unit and if not that's coo...  more
    TP56 Shunter Kitbash
    Dan,
      I ain't 3d printing anything but I sure enjoyed the website! It's a neat loco that really caught my eye. I'm (assuming) you fixed the pivot on the USA motor block and would like to see the bottom of the unit and if not that's cool. Nice work a...  more
    TP56 Shunter Kitbash
    Something I've been working on but haven't posted here.  On LSC back in October there was a post about 3d printing software that ended with a discussion about combining different construction methods with 3d printing.  Martin Sant mentioned the ...  more
    Experiments in 3d printing
    Bob McCown said:
    Flywheel painted.  needs a bit of weathering, but its just about done.
    how tall is that load on the car? it looks great. are you going to make the other half too?