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Sea / Re: HMAS Sydney
« Last post by Camthalion on Today at 10:45:03 AM »
I have a thing for 1/350 ships, don't ask me why - I have no idea, but 1/700 would be so-o much cheaper! :-\

yep.  that's my reason for getting back into ships in the smaller scale
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Sea / Re: Deep Beneath the Polar Ice
« Last post by Camthalion on Today at 10:43:40 AM »
Thanks Fellas


How about a small hole in the ice with some seals and a polar bear? They would have to be pretty tiny.

haha Polar bears had crossed my mind
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Scifi and Fantasy / Re: Le Mans 2050 - 'Hover Race Car'
« Last post by tiking on Today at 10:30:07 AM »
That is one mean-looking machine! Excellent concept and build  :smiley:

Much appreciated. Thanks for looking.
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Aero-space / Re: F-20 and X-29 build
« Last post by Old Wombat on Today at 09:15:30 AM »
That's a nice pair of builds, that is! :smiley: :smiley:
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Everyday Objects GB / Re: Cappuccino Two - The Silver One - Finished
« Last post by Frank3k on Today at 08:45:18 AM »
As a fan of 50's Science Fiction and of flying saucer shapes, this gets a thumbs up!
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One of the meany reasons I like to print in ABS (or HIPS, which is styrene) is that the leftover parts (supports, base, etc.) can be used as a part or melted in acetone of Tamiya Extra Thin to make styrene putty.

If anyone in the US wants some, PM me your address and I'll send a small box. I have about half a pound of ABS waste sitting around. I can always make more...
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I found some plastic salad plates at the discount store that were polystyrene. Two of them glued face to face made a great saucer shape. I've found a few plastic cups and things that were PS. Your right, PEP is far more common. If the object doesn't have the recycling markings I can usually tell the two plastics apart. PS is more rigid while PEP is more flexible and has that slick feel to it.
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Aero-space / Re: F-20 and X-29 build
« Last post by kerick on Today at 08:21:19 AM »
Thanks!!
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Aero-space / Re: F-20 and X-29 build
« Last post by kitnut617 on Today at 08:11:50 AM »
What a fantastic pair kerick   :smiley: :-* :smiley:
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Aero-space / Re: F-20 and X-29 build
« Last post by kerick on Today at 07:55:33 AM »
Well it looks like I might have actually finished something!







Thanks to The Big Gimper for the refueling probe. It adds a nice touch.













Only two hours work but it was like pulling teeth to get to it. A little bit of bench clearing did help. The X-29 is very glossy right now but I'll wait for warm weather to spray it flat outdoors. Stinks to much in the house otherwise.
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