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Article Suggestion
Posted by Gerard on Tuesday, February 10, 2004 9:24 PM
I have always thought it would be very interesting to see an article on one of the model factories, the HOW of kit making. It has always boggled me how perfectly in scale good kits are. HOW do they do that? How are drawings scaled down? How are they transferred to steel dies, and how are those dies made, anyway? Etc.
Gerard> Currently building: 1/700 What-If Railgun Battlecruiser CG-X
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Posted by jhaught on Wednesday, February 11, 2004 9:42 AM
FSM ran an article on that a few years ago (with Revevll-Monogram, I believe) and when the timing works out, I'm looking to do something similar for Scale Auto. Thanks for the suggestion.

Jim Haught

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Posted by scalespeedworks on Wednesday, February 11, 2004 10:48 AM
There was an SAE article a while back, but mostly about the tooling and master molds. Interesting! I, too, would like to see a "start to finish" on how one is built.
Ron http://www.scalespeedworks.com http://public.fotki.com/lauron/rons/model_cars/
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Posted by FIREMODELMAN on Thursday, February 12, 2004 8:03 AM
excellent jim, that will be one of the most interesting issues in a long time i'm sure. seems like everyone on here wants to know this.BowBow

Dave http://public.fotki.com/FIREMODELMAN/

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Posted by Drackopolis on Thursday, February 12, 2004 8:22 AM
YES!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

This idea is giving me happy feet, I'll be looking forward to this article with much anticipation...
Rev. James D. Baker www.bakerministries.org
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  • From: Home of the Florida Gators & the Gatornationals
Posted by flahotrod on Sunday, February 22, 2004 10:32 PM
Sign - DittoSign - DittoSign - Ditto I would be very interested in seeing that, too.
I married my wife for her looks, just not the ones she gives me when I bring home new model kits.

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