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Our New Winter Colors


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Orange really needs to be more then one month; it can take that long to plan on what to make with it!
#1 WildRoo on 2010-10-05 04:25 (Reply)
Definitely! I don't know why shapeways temporarily limit the special colours *anyway*. :-( (summer green for example, but the others also)
Is there a reasonable reason for this?
#1.1 Gomeck on 2010-10-09 16:09 (Reply)
I can understand having some seasonal colors but keep them around for at least three months for EACH color. As is, I might make something by the end of October to get printed in Orange. (Hey, orange is a Thanksgiving color too!)

I think a base red, Green, and Blue permanently would be a good idea.
#1.1.1 WildRoo (Homepage) on 2010-10-10 14:28 (Reply)
Yes, I agree. Halloween Orange is not available long enough..
#1.1.1.1 Bart on 2010-10-12 15:49 (Reply)
Each color is essentially a dye bath that we need to maintain and keep heated during the day. At our current number of orders, this is a reasonable number of colors for us to offer. If the orders increase, we'll be able to offer more colors.

But yes, we DO understand that it would be good to keep the colors for a longer period of time..

Bart
#1.1.2 Bart on 2010-10-12 15:48 (Reply)
Is it possible to provide us with the respective RGB values of these S&F colors as they would be in full color sandstone, in case we want to make a multi-part item that combines parts in these S&F colors with parts in the full color sandstone material?
#2 Jan Boon (Homepage) on 2010-10-13 14:48 (Reply)
Interesting question :-) I'll ask!

Bart
#2.1 Bart Veldhuizen on 2010-10-14 12:46 (Reply)
Any more information on this yet? =)
#2.1.1 Jan Boon on 2010-10-27 14:21 (Reply)
Oops! I had forgotten to ask. I'm on it, sir! :-)
#2.1.1.1 Bart Veldhuizen on 2010-10-29 14:41 (Reply)
Hah, the answer came within minutes: we don't believe we can match the color quality of the dyed objects with Full Color Sandstone, so we don't recommend this approach.

Bart
#2.1.1.2 Bart Veldhuizen on 2010-10-29 14:53 (Reply)

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