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Offline 63cpe

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Did my first slam-dump forming today! yaay!
« on: September 29, 2020, 02:29:47 pm »
First made moulds in resin of  two different style late WW2 junkers canopies (Ju-388) from vacuumformed kits. Then made copies in the resin moulds and succeeded! I'm trilled this really works.

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David

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Re: Did my first slam-dump forming today! yaay!
« Reply #1 on: September 29, 2020, 02:49:23 pm »
Are you open for contracting jobs then?  ;)
Any aircraft can be improved by fitting longer wings, and/or a longer fuselage

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Re: Did my first slam-dump forming today! yaay!
« Reply #2 on: September 29, 2020, 03:02:24 pm »
We need pictures!
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Re: Did my first slam-dump forming today! yaay!
« Reply #3 on: September 30, 2020, 09:48:20 am »
@Kit: what do you need? maybe I could help

@Sandiego will do soon.

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David

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Re: Did my first slam-dump forming today! yaay!
« Reply #4 on: September 30, 2020, 09:53:22 am »
I need a canopy for my 3-seater Gnat, and my attempts to carve a master in balsa proved totally woefull. OGL tried his very best but the finish was too rough really.

I was wondering if a styrene canopy, made from two normal Gnat canopies, would work as a master with your method?
Any aircraft can be improved by fitting longer wings, and/or a longer fuselage

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Re: Did my first slam-dump forming today! yaay!
« Reply #5 on: September 30, 2020, 10:38:55 am »
First made moulds in resin of  two different style late WW2 junkers canopies (Ju-388) from vacuumformed kits. Then made copies in the resin moulds and succeeded! I'm trilled this really works.

Cheers,
David

I would be very interested in those

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Re: Did my first slam-dump forming today! yaay!
« Reply #6 on: December 23, 2020, 10:01:51 am »
First made moulds in resin of  two different style late WW2 junkers canopies (Ju-388) from vacuumformed kits. Then made copies in the resin moulds and succeeded! I'm trilled this really works.

Cheers,
David

Way to go David! That's something I need to try again as my last attempt wasn't too good.  :banghead: 5 sheets of A4 plastic ruined for nothing. At least I know it can be done now  :thumbsup: