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37635

Plaster as model weight?

Got an HO scale box car that I'd like to convert into a paper weight. My first thought is to turn it upside down, support the long side walls so that they
cornbeltroute
3:13 AM
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37634

Re: Mitsubishi SLA / DLP printer

ok my mistake. That's a projector, not an old printer. I only scanned the article, thought it used older technology.
Chris Tofu
Jul 7
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37633

Re: Mitsubishi SLA / DLP printer

Chris, I'm assembling mine from an online Instructables. Here's a link: Chimera: $60 DLP High-Res 3D Printer
cornbeltroute
Jul 7
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37632

Mitsubishi SLA / DLP printer

whatever it's proper designation is - where did you get yours Brian?
Chris Tofu
Jul 6
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37631

Re: Casting an HO scale metal frame

Is "17-4 stainless" a metal that can be handled in a home shop? The short answer is no. The primary attributes of 17-4PH stainless steel are strength and
23weldon
Jul 5
#37631
 
37630

Peculiar resin problem

Hello, I came upon an issue with some resin casts that I've not encountered. Yesterday I made two molds to cast some small resin parts. Mold A had styrene
mathiasleahy
Jul 4
#37630
 
37629

Re: Casting an HO scale metal frame

Tom, I'm assembling an SLA DLP 3D Printer from an Instructables online project (link below), it's a far cry from the high-end machines I saw while snooping
cornbeltroute
Jul 4
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37628

Re: Digest Number 4891

Brian, Which SLA printer did you buy?depending on the model the parts should come out awesome. You will need to wash them with alcohol or Tpm to remove excess
Yahoo
Jul 3
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37627

test.......

I'm testing out a problem a Hollander is suffering from,. Somehow my casting posts are ending up in his mailbox as well, and he's not a member of the group.
Mike Bauers
Jul 2
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37626

Re: Casting ah HO scale metal frame

frames, steam or diesel, should be brass. you would mill (or even use a belt sand when appropriate) them out of commercial stock. sideframes for diesels. HAND
Chris Tofu
Jul 2
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37625

Re: Casting ah HO scale metal frame

Harbor Fright sells a cheap digital scale, I payed far less w/a coupon, but maybe 8$. Mine still works but I was rummaging yesterday and it fell on concrete.
Chris Tofu
Jul 2
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37624

Re: Casting ah HO scale metal frame

I think you should dive in, cut a test frame, test it out………… tweak it………. test it again…….. Drop it in a graduated cylinder… [about a buck
Mike Bauers
Jul 2
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37623

Re: Casting ah HO scale metal frame

Maybe I should summarize: I'm working on model railroad TT scale (1:120) diesel locomotive F-units. I'm starting from the bottom up, beginning with the
cornbeltroute
Jul 2
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37622

Re: Casting ah HO scale metal frame

On 01 Jul 2015 04:34:34 -0700, grangerroads@... [casting] ... Yep, but probably too light to give decent traction. -- Bill Bedford Mousa Models
Bill Bedford
Jul 1
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37621

Re: Casting ah HO scale metal frame

Chris, I searched for "Timber Queen" but found nothing specific to TT scale. (Strange, the search turned up a photo of Clint Eastwood . . . my search skills
Chris Tofu
Jul 1
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