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Tango0103 Mar 2015 12:27 p.m. PST

"I've been making my own foam trays for a few years now and they've held up really well and they're really cheap to make. I can make a foam tray that fits in a Sabol case that's 1.5 thick for about $2 USD ĘC $3 USD a tray. Around here a pluck and pull tray is about $9 USD, so I make 3 trays for the cost of one pre-made one, can't beat that!

This tutorial is aimed at infantry sized models, though will work with anything really. However, if you're looking to make some foam trays for something larger, like vehicles, then check out the tutorial that Kamui did for Tanks and Other Large Models…"

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Full tutorial here
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Amicalement
Armand

Privateer4hire Inactive Member03 Mar 2015 2:46 p.m. PST

Now that's bloody useful! Thanks.

Personal logo Flashman14 Supporting Member of TMP03 Mar 2015 3:33 p.m. PST

Nice!

Grelber03 Mar 2015 9:16 p.m. PST

Very good find! I've made my own trays, but I tried drawing the cutouts and ended up with compartments that were all too often all squiggly. I will definitely have to try the cardboard template arrangement he advocates.

Grelber

Tango0104 Mar 2015 12:25 p.m. PST

Happy you enjoyed the tutorial boys!. (smile)

Amicalement
Armand

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