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3d printed Ffestiniog Equipment
« on: March 04, 2013, 02:29:05 AM »
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http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/theflexiscaleco/3d-printed-kits-of-the-ffestiniog-englands-from-la

http://www.flexiscale.co/

A friend sent me a link to this today. The 3d scanning can probably provide a much more accurate set of files than something hand drawn. Stepping looks like it may still be an issue since their example loco is much larger than n scale. I couldn't find any info on what set up they have for printing, but I assume its FUD or XHD.

They've already exceeded their start-up costs with kickstarter contributions so best of luck to them. Maybe this idea will catch on on our side of the pond.
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Re: 3d printed Ffestiniog Equipment
« Reply #1 on: March 04, 2013, 10:45:31 AM »
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Ahahahah, I was just about to come post that!

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Re: 3d printed Ffestiniog Equipment
« Reply #2 on: March 04, 2013, 11:28:06 AM »
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Re: 3d printed Ffestiniog Equipment
« Reply #3 on: March 14, 2013, 01:24:48 PM »
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I was hoping that they were making these to 2mm scale... and was disappointed by the fact that they are not...

I was hoping to at least pick up 15 of the slate wagons... but it looks like I'll still end up scratching them myself.


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