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Old 03-29-2008, 05:58 PM   #11 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by LostCause View Post
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I doubt a true boat tail could be made with enough structural integrity, unless specific supports were molded in place. It would be useful for small scale parts though (i.e. tire boattails).

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That's a very good point.Perhaps if compound curves were used throughout,the unit would enjoy the benefits of the eggshells remarkable integrity and strength.

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Old 03-29-2008, 10:37 PM   #12 (permalink)
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how hot does the plastic have to be. could it be emersed in a trough of 200 degree water.
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Old 03-30-2008, 02:02 AM   #13 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by .Cd View Post
I've seen this used with model planes, but nothing larger than around 12".
The only thing that would worry me would be the fumes .

Interesting process though. Looks easy too !
A valid point.
Some of the plastics deserve a lot of respect in that regard apart from the foul smells.

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