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#1 Jurm

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Posted 28 March 2007 - 05:34 PM

I've recently gotten into casting, and must say I enjoy maknig parts nearly as much as I enjoy using them. I've pretty well mastered the simpler parts.....engines, wheels, tires, etc....but I'm having a bit of trouble. I'd like to cast a few backhalves for future projects, but absolutely can not figure out how to go about it. Trial and error is a bit too expensive-hence my question: Is there a particular way to go about making molds/casting a backhalf? Would anyone be willing to point me in the right direction? The part I want to make specifically is the tubs/rear chassis section of the AMT 66 Nova chassis. Any/all help is greatly appreciated. Thanks in advance.

#2 RyanSilva

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Posted 28 March 2007 - 05:49 PM

Im looking for this info to, one thing ive read is your basicly taking clay and filling in everything and to square up the sides and wall, so you can cast 2 or more piece mold.

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Posted 28 March 2007 - 05:55 PM

Hey Ryan! Nice to see a familiar face. LMK if ya find anything else on this subject...

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Posted 29 March 2007 - 04:49 PM

Are you talking about a 2 part mold?

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Posted 29 March 2007 - 05:08 PM

I mean any type of "simple" mold, be it 2,3,4 piece, etc.

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Posted 29 March 2007 - 08:27 PM

Oh hey Jurm!! haha didnt realize it was you. Im planing on making a 2 part mold myself. Il be learning with ya.

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Posted 30 March 2007 - 04:40 PM

Try looking at some of the tutorials here and see if it helps.

http://www.alumilite...=info&type=HOWS

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Posted 02 April 2007 - 10:25 AM

Speaking of back halfs, is anyone offering in resin an '71 Duster chassis with a tubbed back half?

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Posted 02 April 2007 - 08:20 PM

A guy on Ebay does! he has alot of chassis for prostreet,drag etc.

http://cgi.ebay.com/...9QQcmdZViewItem