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Re: how to make metal molds?

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  • lu_17225
    Thank you for the link I will be sure to watch them
    Message 1 of 5 , Jan 29, 2013
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      Thank you for the link I will be sure to watch them

      --- In 1listSculpting@yahoogroups.com, "Brian" wrote:
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      > In all seriousness. DO you have an extra $4000 to $6000 laying around. That is just the ballpark cost for the spincaster and vulcanizer, used. This does not include the cost of the metal rings for making the rubber molds, molding rubber, melting pot, metal, other tools, talc, lock nuts, heat resistant gloves and anything else.
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      > It all depends on what you mean by small scale. Are you doing this for yourself or for small commission runs.
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      > If you are doing this yourself you may try something like pressure casting resin. I did a video series on my YT channel about the process.
      > It starts here;
      > http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sKSNT2myQz8
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      > Then continues on with "Starting to Cut."
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      > If this all seems like too much you can contact Troll Forged Minis where we do provide molding and casting services for small independent sculptors.
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      > --- In 1listSculpting@yahoogroups.com, "lu_17225" wrote:
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      > > What is the process of producing metal molds and is it a viable option for small scale prodution of minitures. Would it be cheaper to gett the necessary materials and equipment if multiple molds are to be made or would it be cheaper to have another party produce the molds.
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