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Old 12-16-2007, 11:21 AM
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homemade bodies for the X-Ray M18 150mm

Some of my homemade bodies,something for you guys maybe





















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Old 12-16-2007, 11:22 AM
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Old 12-17-2007, 06:31 PM
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Dang they do look nice........who taught you......homer......very nice, what are the bodies made out of.
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Old 12-17-2007, 10:38 PM
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Nice job on the bodies.Are those one off or are you planning on selling them?
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Nice job on the bodies.Are those one off or are you planning on selling them?
iam selling these bodies
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Old 12-18-2007, 10:51 AM
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iam selling these bodies
Please list your selling price for these bodies so potential buyers will know.
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Old 12-18-2007, 12:28 PM
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This is the prices

23,00 USD for each body
7,63 USD shipping/handling
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Old 12-21-2007, 11:28 PM
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nice work LimmetED.
What material are these bodies made with?
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Old 12-22-2007, 04:48 AM
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nice work LimmetED.
What material are these bodies made with?
thx homer

what do you mean homer the moulds or the shells?

the moulds are made from renshape ,and the shells are made in lexan 0,75-1mm

I got the "how to" from true scale http://www.truescaleproducts.com/orgindex.htm he had one on his web site fore some years ago

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PS Like your bodies alot! Itīs fun to see som other shells up for the public
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Old 12-22-2007, 11:46 AM
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thx homer

what do you mean homer the moulds or the shells?

the moulds are made from renshape ,and the shells are made in lexan 0,75-1mm

I got the "how to" from true scale http://www.truescaleproducts.com/orgindex.htm he had one on his web site fore some years ago

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PS Like your bodies alot! Itīs fun to see som other shells up for the public
For my plugs, I started using renshape just over a year ago. Prior to that I was using clay to make my originals.
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Old 12-22-2007, 11:50 AM
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For my plugs, I started using renshape just over a year ago. Prior to that I was using clay to make my originals.
clay!! how the h*** did you do that, i mean to get the mould equal on both sides

I use 2D pictures that i fit in width and wheelbase
like this one for ex
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Old 12-22-2007, 12:11 PM
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Years ago, I used to sculpt life sized objects. I also have an industrial design background from my school years.
I also use 2D profile photos, steels and tools of the trade to cut and shape. Similar to how auto designers build up their protodesigns.

You can now use laser scanners ($$$) and cnc to produce these body plugs, but then that takes away from the joy of the process.
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http://www.one18th.com/GetGallery9970.htm
http://www.one18th.com/GetGallery10156.htm
http://www.one18th.com/GetGallery8561.htm

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http://www.one18th.com/GetGallery8999.htm
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Ok this is how i use to do, i usually cut the moulds upp in several pieces, itīs easier to get bouth sides the same and to get the lexan of the mould if you make deep airvents in the sides of the mould this is a mini-z mould (toyota GT one) without any detailwork made to it yet














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looks like you have a nice workshop.
You should consider making 1/12 & 1/10th scale lids.
I'm working a few myself for my collection - when I find a moment in life's busy schedule.
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Old 12-23-2007, 05:33 AM
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looks like you have a nice workshop.
You should consider making 1/12 & 1/10th scale lids.
I'm working a few myself for my collection - when I find a moment in life's busy schedule.
At the moment my vacuumtabla is to small just making the moulds is time consuming like h*** + that i need to build a bigger vacuumtable,heater,frame

looked at some smaller versions of the Fomech vacuumforming machine $$$

http://www.plastimach.com/detailedin...mers-8401.html
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