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Re: Kits on Shapeways
« Reply #15 on: December 23, 2015, 03:20:50 AM »
One I just stumbled across - it is in 1/48:



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Re: Kits on Shapeways
« Reply #16 on: December 23, 2015, 03:29:45 AM »
Another:



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Re: Kits on Shapeways
« Reply #17 on: December 23, 2015, 03:36:57 AM »
One of possible interest to a few of us - it is in 1/35:



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Re: Kits on Shapeways
« Reply #18 on: December 23, 2015, 03:40:13 AM »
Another in 1/35 that offers some interesting possibilities:  25mm MK38 MOD 2



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Re: Kits on Shapeways
« Reply #19 on: December 23, 2015, 03:44:56 AM »
Last one...for now:  1/35 SPM-35-039 Lockheed Martin Gyrocam



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Re: Kits on Shapeways
« Reply #20 on: December 23, 2015, 03:53:32 AM »
 25mm MK38 MOD 2 and SPM-35-039 have 1/72 gunboat or other possibilities.  Specially on 1/200 Arizona based build.

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Re: Kits on Shapeways
« Reply #21 on: December 23, 2015, 06:05:33 AM »
One of possible interest to a few of us - it is in 1/35:



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Enthusiasm quickly curbed upon discovering the price for one unit :(

By the way, that is the same guy that I was working with to get several items printed up in 1:144th, 1:72nd, and 1:35th scale.  He is willing to work with the customer to get what they want
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Re: Kits on Shapeways
« Reply #22 on: December 23, 2015, 06:08:02 AM »
Last one...for now:  1/35 SPM-35-039 Lockheed Martin Gyrocam



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That is LiveResin if you did not already know. 
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Re: Kits on Shapeways
« Reply #23 on: December 23, 2015, 06:39:21 AM »
I thought it might have been but I haven't seen that item in their catalog of parts.
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Re: Kits on Shapeways
« Reply #24 on: December 23, 2015, 08:17:00 AM »
Greg -  that car model, printed in White Strong and flexible is going to be an expensive, grainy mess.

Jeff  Peter Samofalov printed objects are not made by Live Resin (Yaroslav). He was a (or the) designer for Live Resin, but they seem to have had a parting of ways:

http://www.armorama.com/modules.php?op=modload&name=News&file=article&sid=19504

Peter has complained quite a bit about the print quality (or lack thereof) coming out of Shapeways, even in their Frosted Extreme and Ultra detail parts, which is understandable.

Shapeways is fine for relatively low resolution/low detail parts. With some effort, you can make nice, smooth models. It is not adequate for the details he's trying to achieve. Shapeways is not printing at the best resolution of their printers (which would not really help his parts much) and they're only "thinking" about getting better resin 3D printers. There are printers out there in the sub $5K range (well under) that can produce parts that would require little or no prep work.

Samofptr parts are tempting, but I know what they'll look like and until he finds a better supplier, I'll wait.
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Re: Kits on Shapeways
« Reply #25 on: December 23, 2015, 11:21:02 AM »
Thanks for the clarification on that Frank.  I had noticed the similarities between the LiveResin product line and the items at Shapeways, the subjects were all mutually supporting in one way or another so it was my own naivete' and failure to research further. 

I also do not frequent the Armorama forums, have not been there in a very long time.
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Re: Kits on Shapeways
« Reply #26 on: February 10, 2016, 09:38:11 AM »
Shameless self promotion:

https://www.shapeways.com/shops/CAT

I'm working on a 1/350 V-2, then later a couple of V-2 variants.

 Well, I was all set to order a couple of your standard V-2s, but I can't for the life of me figure out how to order. Do I "contact the
 designer"  and pay you directly?

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Re: Kits on Shapeways
« Reply #27 on: February 10, 2016, 10:09:57 AM »
Shameless self promotion:

https://www.shapeways.com/shops/CAT

I'm working on a 1/350 V-2, then later a couple of V-2 variants.

 Well, I was all set to order a couple of your standard V-2s, but I can't for the life of me figure out how to order. Do I "contact the
 designer"  and pay you directly?

Yeah... it'll be a meeelion dollars, please...

No, you need to add it to the cart (and any other models from other people) then check out. You'll need to pay with Paypal or a CC:

https://www.shapeways.com/support/faq?li=footer#faq-paymentoptions

And thanks!

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Re: Kits on Shapeways
« Reply #28 on: April 01, 2016, 06:54:50 AM »
Shapeways finally introduces a High Definition plastic.

This is great, but DLP printers like these can produce much, much finer work than allowed by the Shapeways design guidelines. Although it looks like they just cut and pasted their FUD guidelines. DLP doesn't really require support structures.

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Re: Kits on Shapeways
« Reply #29 on: April 01, 2016, 10:38:55 AM »
Cool, cant wait.