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Re: 1/72 Beluga Kit from NewWorldNavy

Postby Ronnie B » Thu Oct 28, 2010 4:37 pm

no problem ,I just figured you could not read German and did not know how to answer.
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Re: 1/72 Beluga Kit from NewWorldNavy

Postby Thor » Thu Oct 28, 2010 5:48 pm

Here are a few shots of Erich's new Beluga Molds(short run molds) and the first part (joined in the molds) just popped out of the molds.


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Re: 1/72 Beluga Kit from NewWorldNavy

Postby Rogue Sub » Thu Oct 28, 2010 7:50 pm

mid night madness?
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Re: 1/72 Beluga Kit from NewWorldNavy

Postby Bigdave » Fri Oct 29, 2010 7:38 am

Super SCHWEET!! 8)
Not to go into any detail but what are your short run molds made from? Fiberglass and tooling gellcoat? BD.
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Re: 1/72 Beluga Kit from NewWorldNavy

Postby Thor » Fri Oct 29, 2010 10:59 am

Dave,
I use a single, very thin, layer of tooling resin, and then only a thin 4 layer laminate schedule. It is durable enough for several good layups, but at a fraction of the price of a production mold.

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Re: 1/72 Beluga Kit from NewWorldNavy

Postby Bigdave » Fri Oct 29, 2010 1:10 pm

Thanks Matt,
Always something more to learn!! BD. :wink:
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Re: 1/72 Beluga Kit from NewWorldNavy

Postby Ronnie B » Sat Oct 30, 2010 9:51 pm

Matt ,
What is the id and length of the boat??
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Re: 1/72 Beluga Kit from NewWorldNavy

Postby Thor » Sun Oct 31, 2010 2:55 pm

Erich has all of the kit data for you...
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Re: 1/72 Beluga Kit from NewWorldNavy

Postby eckloss » Sun Oct 31, 2010 3:05 pm

ron... once i get the master for scribing i will do some precise measurements for you that compensate for the thickness of the glasswork.

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Re: 1/72 Beluga Kit from NewWorldNavy

Postby Thor » Sun Oct 31, 2010 4:48 pm

Glass work has no bearing on the OML of the model. The boat is 3.44" in beam and 33.9" long
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Re: 1/72 Beluga Kit from NewWorldNavy

Postby eckloss » Sun Oct 31, 2010 4:50 pm

was referring to the ID measurements
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Re: 1/72 Beluga Kit from NewWorldNavy

Postby Thor » Sun Oct 31, 2010 8:34 pm

Ah...That's easy to answer. The laminate produces a .090" thickness.
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Re: 1/72 Beluga Kit from NewWorldNavy

Postby GreyAkula52 » Fri Jan 07, 2011 12:18 am

Very Nice Erich!.....
Very Nice Indeed!

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