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1904 Oldsmobile Curved Dash

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  • Member since
    January 2005
  • From: Canberra, Australia
1904 Oldsmobile Curved Dash
Posted by aussiemuscle308 on Saturday, August 10, 2019 6:42 PM

This is a 3D printed model of a vintage Oldsmobile i found on Thingiverse. It's printed in PLA on my Finder 3D printer. I used metal rod to attach the lanterns and fenders. I used generic black gloss for the paint and hand painted the trim in gold and red. I found the steering was made without considering that it had a knuckle at each end, so won't go through the axle holes. i had to cut it in half to add it. I also found another Oldsmobile 3d file with an engine, so used the bottom half to show it underneath.

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  • Member since
    January 2004
  • From: Lake Orion, Mi.
Posted by tgabreu on Sunday, August 11, 2019 5:48 PM

That came out real good! What scale is it? I think 3-D printing is going to be the future of our hobby.

  • Member since
    September 2015
  • From: Nevada
Posted by American185 on Sunday, August 11, 2019 8:31 PM

Beautiful, your attention to detail is amazing. Great job

'There is a special feel in an Oldsmobile, more than the luxury ride its the feeling of pride that you get inside !!!Wink'

  • Member since
    December 2005
  • From: Upstate New York
Posted by spencer1984 on Sunday, August 11, 2019 9:38 PM
Very cool!
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    July 2019
Posted by diamxion on Monday, August 19, 2019 2:08 PM

Beautiful Build of my Grandparents Generation variety of Horse replacements . I appreciate seeing this . If this is 1/25 scale .. I would lke one please ? What is the source as I have one WIP for this frozen and stillborn . Yes , I want to drive it ..  Thanx   

  • Member since
    January 2005
  • From: Canberra, Australia
Posted by aussiemuscle308 on Tuesday, August 20, 2019 4:35 AM

is 1/25 scale ?

it's bigger, more like 1/18 scale due to bad math. i read the overall length, then printed the body to that length (it's not). The good thing about 3D printing, is you can make it any size you want. I just scale it in my slicer program (flashprint)

Attaching the lamps and fenders was done with metal rod that i heated and pressed through the plastic.

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  • Member since
    December 2003
  • From: Nova Scotia
Posted by Bainford on Tuesday, August 20, 2019 6:29 AM

Nice work! A very cool model of the Oldsmobile. The printing turned out great.

"It would be unusual, if the unusual didn't occur."

- Steamboat Gariepy


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Posted by oldcarguy on Monday, November 4, 2019 12:35 PM


       You forgot the Windscreen Wipers and Radio! Awesome Job, I love It!



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