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Re: My 3D Printing
« Reply #15 on: January 27, 2012, 08:46:48 PM »
How big would they be at 1:145(ish) scale?
And yes. N. TT and OO scale. how much more of a market could you want ;D
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If people wanted them closer together they could cut out the center part of the chain and superglue it back together  ;)
« Last Edit: January 27, 2012, 08:49:38 PM by Stew2000 »

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Re: My 3D Printing
« Reply #16 on: January 30, 2012, 12:41:33 PM »
A pic using 3 links of 0.8mm chain.
Looks much better.
Would it be a sensible idea to make a sprue that just has the hooks?
--edit--
I've added just hooks to my shop page: http://www.shapeways.com/model/457971/n_gauge_hooks.html

« Last Edit: January 30, 2012, 03:18:48 PM by Stew2000 »

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Re: My 3D Printing
« Reply #17 on: February 06, 2012, 11:05:22 PM »
Apparently my hooks ain't too popular.
What would people pay for that I could model?  :P

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Re: My 3D Printing
« Reply #18 on: February 07, 2012, 04:14:58 AM »
Apparently my hooks ain't too popular. What would people pay for that I could model?  :P


How about a sprue of white rear warning light devices/FREDs. The purchaser could paint the appropriate bits red or drill out the light and fit a bit of fibre optic of suitable diameter.

Here's a link, originally posted by Upnick, which contains a drawing of one such lamp.

http://s374444733.websitehome.co.uk/cl-rearlite/index.htm

Just a thought. Brian [I'd buy a couple]
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Re: My 3D Printing
« Reply #19 on: February 07, 2012, 09:21:40 AM »
Shapeways could do it in Frosted Ultra Detail for N Scale. would be a bit fiddly though. by my calculations it would be a 1.1 x 0.6mm base :P
Sort of the reason why my hooks are over scale.

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Re: My 3D Printing
« Reply #20 on: February 07, 2012, 12:57:43 PM »
At that size you pretty much want to just paint most of the led in opaque paint !
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Re: My 3D Printing
« Reply #21 on: February 07, 2012, 02:48:44 PM »
Thats what I did when using 0603 SMD`s
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Re: My 3D Printing
« Reply #22 on: February 14, 2012, 02:44:58 PM »
I just remembered I made this model early last year.



Would people buy it if I sorted it out for printing?
« Last Edit: February 17, 2012, 11:54:17 AM by Stew2000 »

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Re: My 3D Printing
« Reply #23 on: February 17, 2012, 11:56:04 AM »
I've made a sprue of lamps. Just waiting for shapeways to finish fixing the uploader so I can test them.


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Re: My 3D Printing
« Reply #24 on: February 17, 2012, 12:15:11 PM »
Now THOSE I would be interested in. Have you got dimensions please Stew?
I would certainly be curious to see how they look on rolling stock :thumbsup:

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Re: My 3D Printing
« Reply #25 on: February 17, 2012, 12:21:26 PM »
If my calculations are correct they are about 1.1mm x 0.6mm x 2.5mm.
I've extended the sprue so it's 28mm long.
They are so tiny.


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Re: My 3D Printing
« Reply #26 on: February 17, 2012, 12:32:32 PM »
yes i must say i would be up for buying lamps on a sprue like that too,
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Re: My 3D Printing
« Reply #27 on: February 17, 2012, 12:36:14 PM »
The Lamp glass is 0.8mm wide.

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Re: My 3D Printing
« Reply #28 on: February 17, 2012, 12:57:24 PM »
I wander if you could make them hollow to allow an 0603 smd in there
Cheers
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Re: My 3D Printing
« Reply #29 on: February 17, 2012, 01:04:12 PM »
I wander if you could make them hollow to allow an 0603 smd in there

They do say great minds think alike :beers: Mind you, they also say that fools never differ :'(
I can see the carpet cannibals having a field day - ping!!
Yeah- I know, I have to get into a bag before cutting them off the sprue ::)

 

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