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Finally! - SBB L6 [message #32903] Thu, 18 August 2011 17:55 UTC Go to next message
avatar JanitorMaster  is currently offline JanitorMaster
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My very first 3D printing arrived, and I'm very excited!
It's the SBB L6 I mentioned earlier:

http://h3.abload.de/img/dsc_0543-adfpk.jpg
The coin is 17.2mm (0.68 inches) in diameter.
Re: Finally! - SBB L6 [message #32928 is a reply to message #32903 ] Fri, 19 August 2011 05:14 UTC Go to previous messageGo to next message
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Great! Please post pictures of the finished model. I am very curious how they look!

icon14.gif  Re: Finally! - SBB L6 [message #32929 is a reply to message #32928 ] Fri, 19 August 2011 06:13 UTC Go to previous messageGo to next message
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Awesome
Re: Finally! - SBB L6 [message #32938 is a reply to message #32903 ] Fri, 19 August 2011 08:59 UTC Go to previous messageGo to next message
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Looks great ! I guess the rivets will only show up once the model is painted.
Re: Finally! - SBB L6 [message #32940 is a reply to message #32938 ] Fri, 19 August 2011 10:41 UTC Go to previous messageGo to next message
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fx wrote on Fri, 19 August 2011 08:59

Looks great ! I guess the rivets will only show up once the model is painted.


No, they didn't get printed.
After taking the photograph, I cleaned one of the models with acetone and it turned out that there are no rivets at all.
Re: Finally! - SBB L6 [message #33004 is a reply to message #32940 ] Sat, 20 August 2011 18:27 UTC Go to previous messageGo to next message
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After removing the wax with acetone and adding a thin layer of primer:

http://www.abload.de/img/edsc_0667tftr.jpg

http://www.abload.de/img/edsc_06306e9i.jpg

http://www.abload.de/img/edsc_06467e3z.jpg

http://www.abload.de/img/edsc_06571ekn.jpg

As you can see on the last picture, there are vertical lines which shouldn't be. The other model was printed correctly.

Re: Finally! - SBB L6 [message #33069 is a reply to message #33004 ] Mon, 22 August 2011 13:24 UTC Go to previous messageGo to next message
avatar RalphVdB  is currently offline RalphVdB
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Hi JanitorMaster,

So sorry to hear this. I have already sent you a private message. If you please respond to this, I will make sure we will solve this issue for you Wink


Cheers, Ralph


Shapeways International Customer Service Manager
Re: Finally! - SBB L6 [message #50636 is a reply to message #33069 ] Sat, 30 June 2012 01:07 UTC Go to previous message
avatar RolandR  is currently offline RolandR
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http://i.imgur.com/03e8W.png

The project is still alive!

I have now modeled the lower part of the model
(I won't print the wheels! These are just for size reference).

Next is painting and then finding someone who can print the markings.

(New username as we can't log in using twitter anymore)

Edit: I guess this would rather belong in the WIP forum...


[Updated on: Sat, 30 June 2012 01:16 UTC]


 
   
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