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About Flat32

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    1/4 1/8 1/25

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    Federal Way, WA
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    Raymond Federowicz

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  1. Flathead

    Been working on the chassis, but not finished. Have to model the front axle and steering box next. For such a simple car there's still a BLAH_BLAH_BLAH_BLAH load of details to make.
  2. Flathead

    Wheels will change to real wire spokes since I can't print them to 1:25 scale. Chose this model because it is simple requiring the least number of detailing skills. I'm a novice at model building.
  3. Flathead

    The car I'm trying to build is Dick Kraft's Bug, but the Flathead parts will also be used in a '32 3 window coupe when I get a Revell body sorted out and a decent '32 frame made. Painted parts are Molotow and my first ever painted parts.
  4. You certainly are productive as well as highly skilled. I'm inspired, but you set the bar kinda high.
  5. Diorama Dream

    What scale would be best?? I would like to include the workers and figure I could get old time clothes, dress a couple guys in them and 3D scan them in the appropriate poses.
  6. What would YOU like to see as a model

    Seems to me when the feds mandated 5 mph bumper requirements some ugly things happened to style.
  7. 1925 dodge - Body mods begin

    Looking at Pat's use of a photo is a technique I hadn't thought of before. Was just looking at lithophanes recently and it just occurred to me that if one wanted to reproduce that radiator with the distressed detail it can be relatively easy by 3D printing using the lithophane technique which allows you to go from a photo to a 3D printed object without scanning or computer modelling. All you need is a 3D filament printer readily available for under $400 and free Cura software.
  8. resin wheels

    I'm new to kit models so forgive my ignorance. What style of kit tires do your wheels fit? Are yours two piece? Any side view photos?
  9. Fujimi Toyota TE27 Levin

    Been doing research for a build inspired by yours and thought you might find what I've found useful. Note dash was simulated wood on flat face. Also note there was polished stainless trim at bottom of side windows that kit doesn't show but really improves the look. Also not the dash gauges had peaked cone shaped lenses. Many different wheel treatments in the videos. Look at fifth one down first. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3Kz2hhrRf-A https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZIrUPLbz_Ys https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2wkwHhb8bUw https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9ltBcBxJ9tQ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5K0-dtjwreE https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yCWNc-T1WSI
  10. Fujimi Toyota TE27 Levin

  11. I don't sell my prints. Supports are tedious to remove from the 1:25 scale parts especially. Printer surprised me by successfully printing the water jackets in the heads and block at this scale. Manifold has the internal runner passages. I was perfectly happy printing 1:16 as my smallest, before I got on this forum with your TDS scale. I'm inspired by Pat's F&B engine shop. I love dioramas, but, like food, some are under cooked and some overdone on the distressing. F&B is on target in my book.
  12. Fujimi Toyota TE27 Levin

    I ordered a couple of these kits and I'll be scanning the dash and 3D printing mirror image lefthand version. When done I'll send you one if you want.
  13. I have a Sense 3D handheld scanner that I bought new for $450. Just ordered a XYZ handheld for $179. I don't scrimp on printers. I have had bad teeth and bad work done on them. I chose my new dentist wisely and chose one that is very tech savvy. Helped him to decide what 3D printer to buy, paid him a lot of money for extensive dental work, and schmoozed my way into his onsite dental lab. I use dental tools and have made my own alginate impressions and cast models of my teeth which I mounted in an articulator. I study everything like a dog on a bone.
  14. Fujimi Toyota TE27 Levin

    Oh my GOD! I had four Toyota Corolla coupes at one time in Taiwan years ranging from 1971 to 1974 and I simply loved them. They were all 1166 cc.. Picked the best of the lot and restored it. Never knew there was a kit. Immediately bought two on ebay and one on Amazon. I'll be watching your build closely.