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Posted: Sunday, June 07, 2015 - 10:27 PM UTC
Wow, a M240L! I thought I'd never see one of those made in 1/16 or 1/24 scale. Nice work!

We do need some 1/24 M-4s, modern shotguns, modern handguns, M240, M249, and sniper rifles and weapons for 1/24 police cars, SWAT, and 1/24 Special Forces HiLux pickups.
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Posted: Monday, June 08, 2015 - 01:44 AM UTC

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JoeyKast44, thanks for the comment!
Kylie thanks, It seems to me, I need to think about figures soon
Next I will make the Ibis lights and continue with the weapon.



You're welcome; but whatever you do, make sure the figure can use a M240L (I already have one!)

good luck with the new projects,

Kylie
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Posted: Monday, June 08, 2015 - 04:57 AM UTC

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Wow Peter! Excellent work! Thank you. My order is in!! All the best - Stuart
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Posted: Monday, June 08, 2015 - 07:52 AM UTC
no problem I love your work I have many suggestions haha but i won't overload you
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Posted: Wednesday, June 10, 2015 - 04:43 PM UTC
The Ibis Tek light control box and Ibis Tek 24” HID-E IR Light Bar added on Shapeways:
http://www.shapeways.com/product/2BT3PCM6B/1-35-spm-35-028-ibis-tek-light-control-box?li=shop-results&optionId=57123618
http://www.shapeways.com/product/ZRXA4PDA7/1-35-spm-35-029-ibis-tek-24-rdquo-hid-e-ir-light-bar?li=shop-results&optionId=57123632
spm35_29_IbisLB_L_1
spm35_28_IbisLCB_L_1
Roger, it’s by your wish
Stuart, thanks, glad you liked the TOW FCS;)
Peter (Trisaw), I prepare a lot of weapons in nearest time, for 1/24 scale also. What do you think about modern helmets in 1/24: ACH, Ops Core?
Joey, it’s all right, all suggestions are welcome
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Posted: Wednesday, June 10, 2015 - 05:24 PM UTC
coooool great stuf thanks
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Posted: Wednesday, June 10, 2015 - 07:31 PM UTC
Thank you Peter, they look great... Will order some...
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Posted: Wednesday, June 10, 2015 - 11:33 PM UTC

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Peter (Trisaw), I prepare a lot of weapons in nearest time, for 1/24 scale also. What do you think about modern helmets in 1/24: ACH, Ops Core?



Honestly, there are not (m)any modern 1/24 combat figures or police cars, so the modern helmets may have no real need or audience for them right now, but they would be welcome nonetheless since the market totally lacks any modern 1/24 helmets such as ACH and Ops Core. The 1/24 modern weapons would be most welcome also; however, I don't want you to do work and then discover no buyers for them.

I think both 1/24 guns and helmets are wonderful and welcome since many modelers have waited for years, but as a businessman, I have to say be careful as these may not bring in huge demands just yet since there's a lack of 1/24 military and police kits. I may be wrong though about how much demand there is.
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Posted: Tuesday, June 16, 2015 - 01:39 PM UTC
Received my boomerang a little warped in the packaging but good and easily fixed, should I was it first and use CA glue for it?
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Posted: Tuesday, June 16, 2015 - 05:37 PM UTC

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Received my boomerang a little warped in the packaging but good and easily fixed, should I was it first and use CA glue for it?



CA glue seems to work fine on other similar 3D items I ordered from them. I have rubbed some of my "Shapeways" items in the deep contour areas with a glass fiber pen to assure removal of all the excess 3D powder residue before a water rinse. I also applied a hand brushed coating of Future acrylic to deal with the subtle 3D printing steps in the finish. Hope this helps- looking forward to more of your photos! All the best-S
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Posted: Tuesday, June 23, 2015 - 03:52 AM UTC
Received my 1/16 M240L, and scope set. Man, are these things beautiful or what. Looking forward to any figure release from these guys.

thank you for great service, and great products.

Kylie
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Posted: Tuesday, June 23, 2015 - 07:41 PM UTC
The m249 MK48mod0 7,62mm machine gun uploaded on Shapeways in different scales:
http://www.shapeways.com/product/CARWEZ26N/1-16-spm-16-008-m249-mk48mod0-7-62mm-machine-gun?li=shop-results&optionId=57224504
spm_m249mk48_scL_1
spm_m249mk48_scL_2
spm_m249mk48_scL_3
spm_m249mk48_scL_4
spm_m249mk48_scL_5
And more two variants I'll add in a few days.

Peter (Trisaw), thank you for your advice on the 1/24 scale! 3D printing method of manufacturing of models is expanding opportunities and reduces business risks. I will add to section 1/24 scale different models of weapons and accessories. Suppose that the market demand will show the relevance of various models

Kylie, thank you for your order on m240L in 1/16 scale and positive feedback! Great news that the quality on top). Yes, large scale shows the full power of 3D printing.
Concerning to the figures, I will explore a method of producing of figures on the Shapeways. I think in the beginning as an experiment to make sets of shoes, heads, if the print quality is good, then I can move on to the figures.

Stuart, a special thank you for your study of ways of processing printed models! Your advice is very helpful!

Joey, Roger, thank you for orders and good reviews, I'm glad what you like the result of 3D printing
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Posted: Tuesday, June 23, 2015 - 10:38 PM UTC
Is there a huge difference between "Ultra" and "Extreme" detail plastic? I see the price difference, but I'm wondering if it's worth the few extra dollars to go for the "Extreme" plastic, or would "Ultra" plastic suffice?

The new SAW looks great!

Thanks!
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Posted: Tuesday, June 23, 2015 - 10:56 PM UTC
Peter,

The layer height is the difference.

Extreme is 16 micron and Ultra is 29 microns in thickness.

I haven't ordered any parts in the extreme yet.

HTH

Matt
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Posted: Tuesday, June 23, 2015 - 11:47 PM UTC

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Peter,

The layer height is the difference.

Extreme is 16 micron and Ultra is 29 microns in thickness.

I haven't ordered any parts in the extreme yet.

HTH

Matt



Thanks, Matt!
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Posted: Wednesday, June 24, 2015 - 01:18 AM UTC
Interesting that the new releases, or pending at least, at not in 1/35, rather 1/32. Is this a typo?

Looking forward to whatever comes next.

Kylie
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Posted: Wednesday, June 24, 2015 - 05:43 PM UTC
Peter,

Any plans to make some towing bars as seen frequently on lots of MRAPs/Humvees?
I know Legend and Pro Art have them, but they are eithe part of a set or represented in folded position.
Looking at getting something like that picture:
http://img824.imageshack.us/img824/1903/dscn4128l.jpg

Edit:
http://www.ibistek.com/doc/product/13/Tow_Bars.pdf
Not sure if the Cougar and Maxxpro use a different configuration though.

Thanks a lot anyhow!
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Posted: Wednesday, June 24, 2015 - 08:55 PM UTC
Any chance on seeing a set of spine boards in 35 scale.

Cheers Ben.
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Posted: Thursday, June 25, 2015 - 03:56 AM UTC

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Any chance on seeing a set of spine boards in 35 scale.

Cheers Ben.



I guess you've seen this? I got this one. Looks good.
https://www.shapeways.com/product/DJLN9LPZS/spine-board-x10-1-35-scale?optionId=39617861&li=ostatus
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Posted: Thursday, June 25, 2015 - 04:12 AM UTC
on that web page it says ""Not For Sale""
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Posted: Thursday, June 25, 2015 - 05:35 AM UTC

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on that web page it says ""Not For Sale""

When I ordered, Shapeways also told me that this was not producible. I reordered with the "Try anyway" option and they came out fine. I think the handholds are so thin, the CAD model fails the manufacturing audit, but I did the clean up with a toothpick. Turned out fine. Be persistent.
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Posted: Thursday, June 25, 2015 - 08:49 AM UTC

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The TOW Fire Control System (FCS) added on Shapeways:
http://www.shapeways.com/product/FNDA848JY/1-35-spm-35-027-tow-fire-control-system-fcs?li=shop-results&optionId=57103832
35_SPm027_tow_fcs_L
Stuart, this model by your wish
JoeyKast44, thanks for the comment!
Kylie thanks, It seems to me, I need to think about figures soon
Next I will make the Ibis lights and continue with the weapon.


My order for the 1/35 SPM-35-027 TOW Fire Control System (FCS)arrived in Kentucky today. I wanted to try to show the "Extreme" printing option here. I sprayed a coat of Tamiya Fine Surface Primer from the rattle can, then gave it a quick dirty wash to show the details in the last photo. There are no "printing steps" visible. Note on Tamiya's M1046 Humvee(kit 35257) this would replace part C5 in step 24. Thank you Peter for such wonderful and quick work! I will order more items soon. Now time to look at the ITAS sight?





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Posted: Friday, June 26, 2015 - 06:05 PM UTC
The мк48 variant 2 added on Shapeways:

http://www.shapeways.com/product/5HJRJS4ZW/1-16-spm-16-009-m249-mk48mod0-7-62mm-machine-gun?li=shop-results&optionId=57240343
spm_m249mk48_FS_1
spm_m249mk48_FS_2

Kylie, m240L, мк48 variant 1 and 2 in 1/35 scale are reserved for Ant-shop, release in August. I am preparing the third version of the machine gun, and a few days I'll add it to the Shapeways in 1/35 scale too.

Thomas, towing bars in plans.

Stuart, thank you for the excellent tutorial with TOW FCS! Very clearly
I'll takes in plans the ITAS sight, I only need a little to study this subject.
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Posted: Saturday, June 27, 2015 - 12:52 AM UTC

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I'll takes in plans the ITAS sight, I only need a little to study this subject.


The new offerings look great Peter! Really enjoy your work and appreciate your quality effort. PM and email sent to you on ITAS sight. Many thanks and kind regards! - Stuart
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Posted: Saturday, June 27, 2015 - 06:36 AM UTC

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m240L, мк48 variant 1 and 2 in 1/35 scale are reserved for Ant-shop, release in August. I am preparing the third version of the machine gun, and a few days I'll add it to the Shapeways in 1/35 scale too.



mmm, I'm guessing that could also be used with the "Ironman" ammo backpack? Nice.