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Casting your own parts

Post #1 by Renaultman » Sun Apr 22, 2012 10:18 pm

I'm thinking of casting some parts for custom projects, can anyone suggest a good starter kit. Cheers.


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Re: Casting your own parts

Post #2 by Jeremy Rowland » Mon Apr 23, 2012 7:17 am

I would of thought that perhaps Martyn Henley can offer you some good advice on this as he has plenty of casting experience. :thumbup:

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Re: Casting your own parts

Post #3 by Martyn Henley » Mon Apr 23, 2012 8:55 am

Sorry was busy and missed this ... first of all Geraint, have you thought whether you want resin or white metal castings ?

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Re: Casting your own parts

Post #4 by Renaultman » Mon Apr 23, 2012 9:49 pm

RESIN


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Re: Casting your own parts

Post #5 by Martyn Henley » Mon Apr 23, 2012 10:46 pm

Hi Geraint .. my knowledge of resin is pretty limited, although my first models i made were of resin, i got some one else to do the castings, i just did the masters ...however back then there was only one supplier of resin and the price was pretty expensive, but today there are many suppliers ..i have found one that looks pretty straight forward.
http://www.ema-models.co.uk/index.php/moulding-casting/mould-making-products.html

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