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ColinEdm
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Posted: Sunday, August 16, 2015 - 08:35 AM UTC
Stuart Gillespie takes a look at cpv27''s 1/35 plastic milk crate from the Shapeways’ website Scale 4WD.


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Thanks!
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Posted: Sunday, August 16, 2015 - 12:19 PM UTC
while it is obvious that technically 3D printing is a real option for modelling, it still has a long way ahead in terms of price...
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Posted: Sunday, August 16, 2015 - 01:10 PM UTC
So that's the price for ONE? I purchased a 1/32 Bongo truck for little more than that and it came with several. Anyone wanting milk crates may want to look into that.
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Posted: Sunday, August 16, 2015 - 03:55 PM UTC

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So that's the price for ONE? I purchased a 1/32 Bongo truck for little more than that and it came with several. Anyone wanting milk crates may want to look into that.



You can also get milkcrates in resin from Mouse House/Arms coprs models.

Can you provide a little bit more information re the "Bongo"?

Al
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Posted: Sunday, August 16, 2015 - 04:34 PM UTC
Appreciate the comments. Many thanks to Clayton, Mario, and Colin for your efforts on this! Looking forward to more 3D one off items in the future. As noted, we can only hope that volume will help drive the prices down soon.
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Posted: Sunday, August 16, 2015 - 06:06 PM UTC

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Can you provide a little bit more information re the "Bongo"?



Here are some examples released by Fujimi. Aoshima makes some as well :







Here's a related review :

http://www.internetmodeler.com/2008/june/autos/aoshima_elfcanter.php

and a related build log :

http://akinteractive.foroactivo.com/t565-extreme-weathering-forklift-and-tipper-truck

H.P.
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Posted: Monday, August 17, 2015 - 08:37 AM UTC
Heads up as Clayton has already kindly responded to comments in one day ...Hey Stuart, Thanks for the review! I'm so glad you're pleased with my product. I have noted the fact that my crate has a solid bottom and I'm looking into changing that soon. In the meantime, I was able to drop my prices to make them more affordable. Please let me know if you have any other suggestions.