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Old 02-26-2013, 10:46 AM   #6 (permalink)
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Nah, the foam isn't going to work for this part. It's too slow, bendy, soft, messy, nasty, dumb.

Also, I just don't like it. Several attempts at making various parts with it over the last 5 years, much disappointment.

Working the rigid foam is easier, faster, more precise.

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The rigid foam your using, is it like styrofoam insulation? Will you be coating it or covering it with anything?
Exactly - rigid foam insulation. (Not styrofoam... more dense. I'll get the name off it later.) I started shaping the parts last night, and it's much better to work with than the bendy, soft, messy, nasty expanding foam.

I'll be coating it with 2 part epoxy (doesn't eat foam).

I'll post up pics of my progress later, after today's session.

Enemy number 1:

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