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Hovercar

by dutchmogul, published

Hovercar by dutchmogul Jul 17, 2012

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Hovercar by dutchmogul is licensed under the Creative Commons - Attribution license.

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A hovercar model for 15mm scale sci-fi games, dioramas or just a fun toy if you're not into any of that.

Designed in Tinkercad.
https://tinkercad.com/things/3kGZ3WqFIv7-hover-car-multiverse15mm

Instructions

Printed at a .10 layer height with 10% infill. Comes in two parts: the car and the base. Base glues into a recess underneath the car.

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EggStrodanary, I have a model in the works that looks very similar

albiet mine is more 50's modern, but the egg shaped space pod looks

alot like it.

Haha, thanks man! I'd love to see your version, you do 50s retro exceedingly well. I love the style, myself. There's a donut/coffee shop across the street from me that was opened by a 50s sci-fi nut, so every time I go in there its a huge burst of inspiration in that direction. But yeah, these are more 5th Element than Forbidden Planet.

I'm working on a ton of these and trying to find ways to do more interesting paint jobs. Cab, police car, dump truck and school bus are next. Oh, and I've printed a larger version which I still need to paint up.

i have been looking into better paint myself

i just got a airbrush but i have yet to get it to work with acrylics, i may have to go to the enamel type of paint. i had a nice little compressor so it was not a huge investment.

also they make this stuff that is a paint on mask (i have seen it at hobby stores)

you paint it on, cut with a x-acto peel off and then paint, then peel the mask off to get nice lines. It peels off pretty easilly on smooth surfaces, haven't tried it

on FFF ABS which might grab it more than smooth styrene. but thats another thing i am investigating.

this has a good description on the masking stuff

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Parma-Fasmask-Liquid-Paint-Mask-4oz-PAR40281-/360455138778?_trksid=p3284.m263http://www.ebay.com/itm/Parma-...
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