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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. Show Yer Drag Racers!

  2. Flathead

    Got the "kit" parts all printed, but not satisfied with the tires yet. They are currently in resin and in two halves cut horizontally. I want to cast them in one piece soft urethane.
  3. Flathead

    I have the following: Objet 30 Pro polyjet Formlabs 2 SLA Ultimaker 2+ filament Solus DLP Do all CAD models with Solidworks 2005 and run the STL files through Netfabb where I scale them and "fix" or optimize them.
  4. Flathead

    Been busy working on completing the computer model and printing parts along the way.
  5. Why do people dig up these old threads???

    I'm new to this forum and enjoying it immensely. Currently lurking daily just to become more familiar and find the old threads revived quite interesting and do well exposing the history that made this forum a very good one. Just wish the PB logo didn't show up so often in them. The off site search works very well and I don't care how old the info is if it's what I'm looking for. Ray Federowicz
  6. 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.
  7. 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.
  8. 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.
  9. You certainly are productive as well as highly skilled. I'm inspired, but you set the bar kinda high.
  10. 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.
  11. 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.
  12. 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.
  13. 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?
  14. 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
  15. Fujimi Toyota TE27 Levin